Treating with omeprazole or sucralfate
Sucralfate is a good preventative treatment for horses in stressful ‘ulcer causing’ situations. For example stress caused by long distance travel or competition. The protective coating will help prevent ulcers forming in the first place.
Healing a horse with ulcers
Ulcers are notoriously slow to heal – so while sucralfate will help a horse feel better, you need to identify and treat the core problem during that healing process.