The Prevalence of Gastric Ulcers in Endurance Horses
*Source document: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21592206
Insights on Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome
*Source document: http://apex.seraonline.org/APEXpdf/InsightsOnEGUS.pdf
Stomach Ulcers Causes and Prevention
Preventing Ulcers in Layman’s Terms
Horses Fed High Energy Diets
*Source document: http://www.slu.se/sv/institutioner/husdjurens-utfodring-vard/nyheter-huv/athletic-horses-fed-high-energy-forage-diets-/
The American Endurance Ride Conference changed its ruling on the use of Omeprazole as a preventative under Rule 13, to allow the drug in dosages of 1 mg/ kg/per day. This change of the rule which previously prohibited active use of Omeprazole during a sanctioned ride, opened the door for preventing ulcers in competition horses. Consult your veterinarian concerning the treatment and prevention of equine ulcers in your performance horse.
*Source document: http://www.aerc.org (go to Rule 13 Appendices, July 14, 2015/Appendix C/Allowed Substances.