Tag Archives: stress and horse ulcers

The Miserable Merry-Go-Round of Horse Ulcers

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter, Sept 2022, Volume 27, Number 9 Dr. Madalyn Ward – How to have a healthy happy horse First you have stress, then you have ulcers, then pain causing more stress. Or you have pain, then ulcers and then more pain and stress or you have ulcers, then stress… See how horse ulcers … Continue Reading »

Horse Ulcers: Is Your Horse in the Wrong Career?

Horses can develop ulcers for all kinds of reasons, and one of the biggest reasons I see horses develop ulcers is from the emotional stress of having the wrong career. Researchers rule out nervous stress as a cause for ulcers, but I disagree. My experience has been that I see more ulcers in horses who … Continue Reading »

Horse Ulcer Symptoms

Horse ulcers are a big topic these days with horse owners. Horses are highly prone to ulcers when under stress, whether physical, mental, or emotional stress. Physical causes of stress include diet, heavy training, injuries, chiropractic issues, and extreme weather. Mental and emotional stress can also cause horse ulcers. This kind of stress can happen … Continue Reading »