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On The Rail

062. Importance of Gastric Health with Dr. Scott Hancock

062. Importance of Gastric Health with Dr. Scott Hancock

Get ready for an informative On the Rail Podcast episode featuring Dr. Scott Hancock, a Professional Service Veterinarian for Boehringer-Ingelheim Animal Health.

In this episode, we dive deep into the world of gastric health in show horses. Discover why gastric ulcers are a significant concern, and learn to spot key signs and symptoms. Dr. Hancock shares insights into the diagnostic process, highlighting the importance of scoping and how diagnosing ulcers in show horses differs from non-competitive equines.

Explore treatment and prevention options, with a focus on Boehringer Ingelheim's contributions to equine gastric health through products like Gastrogard and Ulcergard. Learn about FDA approval in the equine world and typical treatment plans customized for each horse.

Discover best practices and recommendations for reducing the risk of ulcers in show horses and balancing competitive schedules with optimal gastric health. Dr. Hancock also provides insights into Boehringer-Ingelheim Animal Health's mission, vision, and future in equine health research and product development.




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