Gastric ulcers are commonly found in racehorses and have often been associated with stress and strenuous exercise. It is perhaps surprising that donkeys can also suffer from this problem too! Gastric ulcers are routinely found in donkeys in the UK, despite this little is known about the clinical significance of and risk factors for this potentially painful condition. The Donkey Sanctuary is carrying out research to establish the prevalence of gastric ulceration in the UK and determine potential risk factors.
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