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Signs Of Horse Colic

Modern horses have a very different lifestyle to that of their ancestors. Even 50 years ago horses led very different lives to the ones today. Horses used to live on the plains in herds and foraging for grass continuously. But, for most of today’s modern horses it is a very different scenario.

Though some horses do still wander about in paddocks many are now housed in stalls and don’t have access to grass all day long. This change in eating pattern is the culprit of much colic. Colic is really a term to describe a horse’s stomach pain. While there are lots of causes of colic a main source is feed.

The horse’s stomach is very unique and in many ways sensitive...

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Information on Colic in Horses

Information on Colic in Horses

Information on Colic in Horses

Information on Colic in Horses

Information on Colic in Horses. Since Colic is normal in babies, parents become so used to to the screaming, shouting and crying that it becomes just another normal part of caring for the child. It is not at all the same of intestinal colic in horses who are also known to get colicky – the fact of the matter is this is considered to be a nightmare for any horse owners because this can really get very difficult if it is not taken care of right away. Although a few of the horses react to therapeutic and medical treatments, most worsen even after they are treated by a veterinarian.

Like babies when they get colicky, horses will also be screaming and crying which would be alright if they did not add pacing and stamping, which can ...

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