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Are you noticing the following issues with your horse? • recurring lack of appetite • lethargy • intermittent fever • colic bouts • occasional edema (on the belly resulting from a loss of protein in the blood) • weight loss • thin body condition. Chances are your horse may be suffering from hindgut ulcers. Other symptoms can include, colic, diarrhea, lethargy and poor performance. Ulcers are common in performance horses and in a study conducted in 2005 by Franklin L. Pellegrini (DVM), it was concluded that somewhere between 44 & 60 per cent of horses have some form of colonic ulceration. A higher percentage was noted in performance horses. The symptoms of gastric ulcers and hindgut ulcers are very similar and so it can be difficult to determine whether or not your horse has one or the other. So what are colonic ulcers? They are a depression in the lining of the