So today rocket my OTTB started acting weird, he wouldn't eat and was biting at his stomach, and kept stretching. No laying down or rolling, and he wanted to eat grass. So we were thinking colic, but when we talked to the vet he was leaning more towards, Ulcers. Being that he's an OTTB.
We've also notices that his coat is getting dull. And he's had a few bouts of diarrhea and his poop has been kind of liquidy for a little while.(we just thought it might be from the grass coming back in because its spring time now). But he's been maintaining a good weight and eating well until now.
I'm worried because they are wanting us to have him scoped to look in his stomach and make sure ulcers are the problem. And I'm fine with that but what if it is ulcers. We were told that the medication he would need would be 2x a day and is $250 for a weeks worth. . Then they would cut him back after a month. I don't know how I'm going to afford that for the rest of his life.....PLease cross your fingers that my boy doesn't have ulcers.
Any suggestions or advice. Thanks in advance..