How to Help Manage Cribbing Through Diet

Are you trying to manage a crib-biter or wind-sucker? Understanding stereotypies and considering implementing the following will help… • Limit starchy feed such as course mix and grains • Turnout as much as possible • Offer ad-lib forage at all times (soak if you need to reduce energy content) • Don’t use collars • Feed an antacid • Turnout with … Continue reading

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How to Keep Your Horse’s Stomach Healthy and Ulcer-Free

Within the past decade, researchers and vets have realised the worryingly high prevalence of stomach (gastric) ulcers in all types of horses, especially in performance horses. Between 40 and 90% of performance horses have gastric ulcers. Less data has been gathered from leisure horses, but up to 50% may be affected. The term Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome (EGUS) is used … Continue reading

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