Tag Archives: causes of horse ulcers

Horse Temperament: Punkin gets a saddle

Punkin is progressing at a steady pace despite the fact that Kim and I have not been able to work with him every day. As a Jue Yin(Wood/Fire) horse temperament, Punkin does not really need a daily work routine. He is quite happy when he gets attention and just as happy when he is left … Continue Reading »

Horse ulcers – what happens first

I have been working so much with horse digestion issues and ulcers lately and I feel the frustration of my clients about wanting to prevent these problems. Until recently I did not have much to offer other than doing everything possible to support good digestion. What I have come to understand is that digestive support … Continue Reading »

Horse Ulcers: Does Your Horse Need an Osteopath?

As you are no doubt aware by now, since I’ve been hammering on the subject mercilessly, there are four kinds of horse ulcers. But how can you diagnose what kind of ulcer your horse has? You may not be able to do that by yourself because the symptoms of all four kinds of horse ulcers … Continue Reading »

Horse Ulcers: Treating the Nervous Horse

Not all horse ulcers are the same so not all horse ulcer treatments should be the same. I treat a lot of horses with ulcers, and one of the most misunderstood kinds of ulcers are those that occur in nervous horses. While many researchers deny that nervous tension can cause ulcers, I disagree. Of the … Continue Reading »

Horse Ulcers: Inexpensive Natural Options to Gastroguard

I hate seeing people walk out of a veterinary clinic carrying $1,000 worth of Gastroguard to treat their horse’s ulcer. Yikes! Not that this and other similar products were not lifesavers before we learned to use natural options instead … but these days I prefer to use natural herbs and supplements if possible to not … Continue Reading »

Horse Ulcers: Not All Treatments Work the Same

People dealing with horse ulcers often read my material on holistic treatments for ulcers, and then write me complaining that some of the treatments were not very effective on their horses. I agree. Not all treatments for horse ulcers are equally effective for every horse and every ulcer. That is because horses can develop four … Continue Reading »

Horse Ulcers and the Different Causes

There are four kinds of horse ulcers, and there are more causes than that. Most people think that horses develop ulcers because of their diet or as a result of stress. While these reasons can cause ulcers, there’s more to the story. Causes of Horse Ulcers Horse ulcers occur for a number of different reasons, … Continue Reading »