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Risk factors for gastric ulceration in thoroughbred horses

Lester, G.D., Robertson, I.D.ORCID: 0000-0002-4255-4752 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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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.

Item Type: Conference Item
Murdoch Affiliation(s): School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
Publisher: AAEP
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