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Where #SeriousHorsePeople come to better understand digestive health in horses and its impact and management.

Colonic Ulcers – Overcoming the Diagnostic Challenge

By Dr Helen Warren. Despite the extensive research in EGUS, very little is known about colonic ulcers and inflammation, their incidence and effective treatment and prevention. Colonic ulceration can lead to similar performance-inhibiting effects as […]

The Equine Digestive System and the Importance of the Hindgut

By Dr. Helen Warren. The digestive tract of the horse has evolved to digest dietary fibre. It is well adapted to grazing and browsing forage feeds during numerous short feeding periods totalling around 16 to […]

The Need for Improved Diagnostics & Care in Equine GI Health Management

By Professor Derek Knottenbelt. Gastric ulceration appears to have increased in incidence over the last 90 years with a significant increase in the clinical recognition, treatment and welfare implication of the condition in horses, particularly […]

Best Patients for SUCCEED Use

Research shows that many of your clients may have digestive health concerns about their horses. The horse’s GI tract faces numerous challenges from common management practices including restricted turnout, intermittent feeding, high-grain diets, and the […]

Parasitism and its Effects on Equine Gastrointestinal Health

Parasitic challenge in horses remains a significant threat to health and performance. Over the years, various regular de-worming programs have failed to eliminate this problem and now there is the omnipresent issue of increasing anthelmintic […]

Study Shows Pattern of Feeding May Significantly Affect Fertility in Broodmares

Feeding the same amount of forage continuously around the clock decreased estrous abnormalities and improved fertility in broodmares. Dietary management is likely one of your top priorities when working with clients to prepare mares for […]