The unfortunate reality is that gastric ulcers are often recurring, especially if no changes have been made to remove the root causes of the ulcers. Ulcer prone horses will need an ongoing care plan to stop ulcers recurring in future, including Feeding an ulcer-appropriate diet and lifestyle changes.
If you have a horse prone to ulcers in specific situations (ie. travelling or competing), it is possible to minimise the chance of ulcers using a preventative AbSucralfate treatment regime.
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