Preventing Gastric Ulcers in Horses Getting NSAIDs

What’s the best way to help soothe a horse’s stomach while he’s getting bute or other NSAIDs? Dr. Alicia Long of the University of Pennsylvania offers advice.
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Preventing Gastric Ulcers In Horses Getting NSAIDs
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What’s the best way to help soothe a horse’s stomach while he’s getting bute or other NSAIDs? Dr. Alicia Long of the University of Pennsylvania offers advice.

This is an excerpt from our Ask The Horse Live podcast, “Equine Gastric Issues and Digestive Health.” Listen to the full recording here.

About the Experts:

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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