Horse digestive system

Here is a great article on the horse digestive system. I had to learn a lot today by necessity…
http://www.thehorse.com/pdf/anatomy/anatomy10.pdf
My vet prescribed probiotic and ulcer medication for my old horse.  He has become lethargic within the last couple of weeks, and his appetite is gone.  We know his intestine is displaced from right to left, and it has improved slightly, but we are dealing with diarrhea, too.  Seems like there is always something new to learn with these guys…

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About A Cain

I am originally from New York State and moved to Pennsylvania for college and graduate school. My husband and I later lived in California and West Virginia, and then we were transferred to North Carolina. I learned to ride as an adult, in North Carolina. I have two horses now: one wild-and-wooly teenager who is learning from me, and one former race horse that has turned into a school master for me. They are both pretty sensible and great on trails, so we go everywhere. They live with me on my own North Carolina mini farm. I love to sit on my deck in the evening and watch them graze.
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