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Risk factors for gastric ulceration in thoroughbred horses

Lester, G.D., Robertson, I.D. and Secombe, C. (2007) Risk factors for gastric ulceration in thoroughbred horses. In: AAEP Convention 2007, 1 - 5 December, Orlando, FL, USA.

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Abstract

Gastric ulceration is a multi-factorial disease of racing Thoroughbreds. We identified physiological and psychological problems that may be important risk factors. Attempts to reduce environmental stress and increase direct horse-to-horse contact may be beneficial strategies.

Publication Type: Conference Item
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
Publisher: AAEP
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/31726
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