Colic is a life-threatening condition that requires urgent veterinary attention. Read about the signs below and contact us straight away on 01491 651479.
The term colic describes a symptom of abdominal (belly) pain, which in horses is typically caused by gastrointestinal tract problems.
There are over 70 different types of intestinal problems that cause colic symptoms. These can range from mild indigestion to something severe/life-threatening, like a twisted gut.
Colic prevention in horses is extremely important. Risk can be reduced through following simple management techniques, but not completely eliminated.
Call our vets as soon as possible if you spot the signs above on 01491 651479.