This video shows how to detect equine ulcers. A horse can go from having no gastric irritation to having ulcers in as little as 5 days. Dr. DePaolo's easy do-it-yourself method of palpating acupuncture points can be a great indication of the presence of painful and debilitating ulcers. Ulcers are the most common cause of intermittent colic, gas and diarrhea. Mark DePaolo, DVM demonstrates certain acupuncture points closely associated with digestion you will be able to discover when horses is suffering from performance performance and health robbing ulcers.