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  1. Can you link to where you saw this information?

    Can you link to where you saw this information?
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    I would also administer UlcerGard or Ranitidine

    I would also administer UlcerGard or Ranitidine
  3. The first year at the farm where my horses are...

    The first year at the farm where my horses are now we had a cinder block building for hay storage.

    Pallets on floor, covered with either a tarp, or plywood is best. Then hay. Plywood between hay...
  4. My gelding looked like that when I got him back...

    My gelding looked like that when I got him back from the trainer (who was also a farrier...) Loved him as a trainer, would not ever hire him as a farrier...

    Get a farrier who knows what they are...
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    Also, have you considered that your...

    Also, have you considered that your harder-keeping horse may also have ulcers? sounds like they do a lot of traveling and it wouldn't be outrageous to suspect them since the horse is harder to keep...
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    Firstly, I would make their hay available 24/7 in...

    Firstly, I would make their hay available 24/7 in small hole hay nets; this will be beneficial for the one with ulcers for the continuous forage, and the hard keeper for consumption of calories...
  7. This thread is hitting home for me as well. I...

    This thread is hitting home for me as well.

    I have an older (23 yo) arab mare, who has arthritis in her hocks, and the constant state of somewhat discomfort is what we think is giving her issues...
  8. A tumor of some sort? Sarcoids?

    A tumor of some sort? Sarcoids?
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    Yes as a matter of fact; UlcerGard will heal just...

    Yes as a matter of fact; UlcerGard will heal just as effectively as GastroGard and I have the scope images to prove it. We used 1 tube daily of UlcerGard to treat mares grade 4 ulcers
    ...
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    I've done the reading, which is why I jump to...

    I've done the reading, which is why I jump to "never" ;)

    I wouldn't do the surgical option either. This isn't a high dollar horse going to the big leagues, I'm just enjoying him on the trails and...
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    :encouragement: Missed that! That's excellent!

    :encouragement: Missed that! That's excellent!
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    I'm of the same opinion. It was WAY too high in...

    I'm of the same opinion. It was WAY too high in sugar!

    I don't think they carry the regular anymore...I went to their website and it appears the only senior is the new low carb one!
  13. Yes, the bales with no rips are perfect for cows.

    Yes, the bales with no rips are perfect for cows.
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    So you never responded with whether or not you...

    So you never responded with whether or not you used an ulcer preventative for the move, but with the amount of anxiety the horse is exhibiting still, do you have him on UlcerGard now? I would put him...
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    Thanks for sharing your input!

    Thanks for sharing your input!
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    I would never do the alcohol injection. Yeah,...

    I would never do the alcohol injection.

    Yeah, I'm not bothering with a feed-through joint supplement. I'll stick with Pentosan.
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    ETA: nevermind if you saw my previous...

    ETA: nevermind if you saw my previous post...Poulin has apparently introduced new feed recently...

    Off to read about it!
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    A lot of things can mimic colic. When my...

    A lot of things can mimic colic.

    When my mare's ulcers were at their worst (which was just prior to me bringing her to the clinic to scope her) she was acting very colic-like. Looking at her...
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    He will remain on Pentosan for sure. How does...

    He will remain on Pentosan for sure.

    How does Legend work?

    I'm not going to throw my money towards oral joint supplements.

    He has 24/7 pasture turnout in large field, getting daily ration...
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    This is exactly why I have reservations and...

    This is exactly why I have reservations and haven't done it yet. Glad I'm not the only one who feels this way!

    Last weekend we had a barrel race (I'm just exhibitioning him right now, loping the...
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    beau159 - ok, I'll edit...around here, people use...

    beau159 - ok, I'll edit...around here, people use them because they can't ride well enough to keep their feet in the stirrups! LOL!


    ^Exactly. If they were riding without slamming around up...
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    This is what I did with my mare.

    This is what I did with my mare.
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    He's not on an NSAID - that was just one of the...

    He's not on an NSAID - that was just one of the options the vet said I could try if I didn't want to do the Pentosan and/or injection route. Last fall I was skeeved out at the thought of doing my own...
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    I think that is a great plan and should work...

    I think that is a great plan and should work well. Being herd animals, I think always being together with the SAME horses further solidifies that herd-like attachment.

    As mentioned above, I only...
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    Should I inject his hocks?

    8 year old QH gelding

    Trail ridden only (walk/trot) from age 3.5 to 6;
    Started more ring work (and loping) with him ages 6-now.
    Just started loping barrel pattern this spring. Still only...
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