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Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome

The Equine gastric ulcer syndrome is a lesion that occurs in the lining of a horse’s stomach. It is a common cause of colic and decreased performance in horses. This condition forms ulcers in the mucosa of the stomach of a horse, resulting in weight loss, behavioral changes, decreased appetite and pain. Apart from acid, stress, and bacteria which are believed to be the cause of this condition, it can also result due to other various conditions compromising with the stomach lining which include:
1. Acids in they produce in their stomach can lead to damage when the stomach remains empty for long.
2. They can easily consume parasites like botflies eggs which can result to larvae in their stomach and create pits that may result to ulcers on contact with the stomach acid.

Reduce the risk of Equine gastric ulcers syndrome
The SnyNutra Equine Company believes that by mimicking nature in feeding horses and ensuring that you take the steps towards ensuring their digestive systems stay healthy, the risk of equine gastric ulcer syndrome can be greatly reduced.

Humerus fractures in horses

Humerus fractures are not common is horses as the require a huge amount of force to fracture this short and thick bone. This bone is located between the shoulder and elbow joint. The main reason for this fracture is a kick or fall, although some horses suffer stress fractures on the humerus due to racing. The kick causes the horse to jump with a big impact this makes the to skin slit which causes the fracture. The signs of his fracture is a lot of lameness and the tissues become swollen. Minimal would can be used to treat the wound to remove dead tissues, but antibiotics and wound care was the most method in treating this fractures. The next is treatment is very risk cause the horse will have to go through a surgery if the fracture is very bad. The stay in the hospital could range from 7-19 days. The horse lameness should improve over 48 hours. The total recovery should be about 7 weeks. If you need medicine contact SynNutra Equine to help your horse.