spillers' equine nutritionist clare barfoot provides one h&h forum user with some helpful advice on how to feed a horse with suspected gastric ulcersq: “my dressage horse hasn’t been quite right. he hates having his rugs on, fidgets when i tack him up, is fussy about having his feet picked out with his saddle on, has started moving away when i try to get on and is reluctant to go off my leg as much as he was. all of these signs lead me to think he might have gastric ulcers. if the vet tells me this is the case, what recommendations do you have for feed and supplements? he is in substantial work.”a: you are right to investigate gastric ulcers especially if these are all new behaviours at least to confirm or eliminate ulcers as a cause. if your vet does confirm a diagnosis firstly he will need to be medically treated to clear up any existing ulcers. however as ulcers can be caused by many factors it is important to address all the potential management factors you can, one of the m...