What are the symptoms of gastric ulcers in horses?

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What are the symptoms of gastric ulcers in horses?

There are a range of symptoms involved with gastric ulcers in horses, but the only way you can say for sure is if you have your horse scoped.

Some very common symptoms of gastric ulcers in horses are:

  • Change in behaviour, showing discomfort when being saddled/ridden/groom, especially around flank area.
  • Frequent bouts of colic
  • Weight loss
  • Resistance under saddle

Follow our link for our list of Top 13 signs your horse might suffer from Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome

Should you have any further questions about What are the symptoms of gastric ulcers in horses, please feel free to have a look more around our site as we delve deep into the causes and solutions for horses with EGUS.

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