When Alfalfa, Camelina, Canola Oil and Baking Soda are recommended for equine gastric ulcers – do they work?
Why are social media and online “experts” recommending them, and is there ANY science to back up the claims?!
Camelina oil and canola oil
- what is it and where does it come from?
- what is it good for?
- what are the drawbacks?
- what oils would be better?
- can oil have any positives for horses suffering from gastric ulcers?
- how does alfalfa alter stomach acid?
- where does this information come from
- what studies have been conducted into alfalfa being fed to horses with gastric ulcers? And what can they tell us?
- what are the differences between the chaff and pellets
- why would this be suggested for horses with gastric ulcers?
- what are the problems with baking soda?
- are there any better options?
Check out the website for more articles, videos and information about how to help and support a horse with gastric ulcers.
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Feed Materials In Focus – Is Feeding Corn Oil Good for Treating or Preventing Equine Gastric Ulcers?