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Feeding PROeq™ to Horses is Beneficial in Managing Gastric Ulcers

PROeq™ treatment resulted in lower gastric ulcer scores in horses participating in

Period 2 of this study, but when data were pooled there was no treatment effect. PROeq™

at levels fed in this study may be beneficial in preventing gastric ulcers after omeprazole

treatment in horses housed in stalls and fed intermittently, especially in hot and humid

environmental conditions.

Gastric ulcer severity scores on d 14 were improved in all horses with the omeprazole paste treatment as expected. The alternate feed-deprivation protocol increased scores by d 49. By d 56, severity scores were lower following the recovery period.

Managing gastric ulcers
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