Equine Gastric Issues and Digestive Health

An upset digestive system can lead to bigger problems, ranging from gastric ulcers to colitis to colic. Sponsored by Purina Animal Nutrition.
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Equine Gastric Issues and Digestive Health
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An upset digestive system can lead to bigger problems, ranging from gastric ulcers to colitis to colic.

 

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Alicia Long

Dr. Alicia LongAlicia Long, DVM, received her veterinary degree from the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine. She then completed an internship at Rhinebeck Equine in New York, followed by another internship rotating between the large animal internal medicine department at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University and the Massachusetts Equine Clinic, an ambulatory private practice. She completed a residency at the University of Pennsylvania’s New Bolton Center in large animal internal medicine and is currently a fellow in large animal emergency and critical care.

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Michelle Anderson is the former digital managing editor at The Horse. A lifelong horse owner, Anderson competes in dressage and enjoys trail riding. She’s a Washington State University graduate and holds a bachelor’s degree in communications with a minor in business administration and extensive coursework in animal sciences. She has worked in equine publishing since 1998. She currently lives with her husband on a small horse property in Central Oregon.

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