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trailering cross country - ulcer treatment

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  • trailering cross country - ulcer treatment

    Next month I am taking my horse on a dream trip to pack out in the mountains near Yellowstone and camp for 5 days. I will be trailering with friends from Georgia to Wyoming, so the horses will be on a trailer daily for 4 days, with planned stops at night and a day of rest along the way. I want to put my horse on a preventative dose of omeprazole, and am looking at ordering the Abler granules. Any advice on when to start the granules, and what doseage to use? This horse does not have a history of ulcers, but I have never trailered him more than 3 hours before. Also, any other suggestions to make the ride more successful would be great.
    Thanks!
    Maggie

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    For something like that I would definitely go with proven products rather than the Abler. I would do a full tube of Ulcergard daily or the daily Nexium protocol. I would also put them on Outlast for the whole time too.
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      Soak your hay and feed it wet. Reduces the dust and helps to keep the horses hydrated. I use a big bucket or rubbish bin in the trailer and keep a few nets in soaking all the time.
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