Essential Information on Stomach Ulcers in Horses for GI Health Month
What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Equine Stomach Ulcers?
Diagnosing Stomach Ulcers in Horses
The only way to definitively diagnose stomach ulcers in horses is with a diagnostic gastroscopy. During this procedure, a veterinarian inserts an endoscope into a horse’s gastrointestinal system via the mouth to view the tissues lining the stomach. During an endoscopy, a veterinarian can visually confirm the presence of stomach ulcers and their nature or severity.
What Are the Treatments for Stomach Ulcers in Horses?
Expert Equine Veterinary Care in Tucson, Arizona
At Adobe Veterinary Center, our equine veterinarians specialize exclusively in the care of horses. We are experienced in detecting, diagnosing, and treating EGUS in horses. If your horse is exhibiting any signs or symptoms of stomach ulcers or if you’ve noticed a decrease in your horse’s performance, we strongly encourage you to schedule an examination.