Gastric Ulcers: How to Tell if Your Horse Has One, and What to Do if it Does


Gastric ulcers can present with many or no signs. Some horses will experience behavior changes that seem to come out of nowhere, but are a result of gastric ulceration. In this webcast, we will discuss what causes gastric ulcers, how your veterinarian can diagnose ulcers and how your veterinarian will treat them. We will discuss ways to prevent gastric ulcers and ways to keep them from recurring.

Presenter Information

Dr. Jenifer Nadeau is an Associate Professor and the Equine Extension Specialist for the University of Connecticut. She graduated from the State University of New York at Morrisville College in 1993 with an Associate’s in Applied Science degree and received her Bachelor’s of Science in 1995 in Animal Science - Equine Option from the University of Kentucky. She received her Master’s degree in Comparative and Experimental Medicine from the University of Tennessee in 1997 and her Ph.D. in Animal Science in August 2001 also from the University of Tennessee.

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