Originally Posted by Saddlebag
Great information on why we should feed oats. I always have despite many people treating them as though they are the worst supplement to feed. The web site is The Lightfoot Way. Go down the menu on the left to Horse Nurtition. Oats are the only thing that can help heal hind gut ulcers, that ulcer meds don't touch.
Right from their website "Oats do increase blood sugar about 1 1/2-3 hours after being fed, so horses with Cushings disease or gastric ulcers should not be fed this grain.
It says they should not be fed to horses with ulcers, which is what I thought. I figured I'd go and read for myself tho.