Did you know that 90% of colics are “medical” – in other words, they’re caused by a malfunction of the gut that doesn’t need surgery to fix?
Of these, the majority are either spasmodic colics (gut cramps, essentially) or impactions (a bit like constipation), and are often caused by dehydration.
See our Tips for Avoiding Colic below!
You REALLY need to check up on what’s happening underneath on a regular basis – ideally, daily
Some horses suffer from a dust allergy – Equine Asthma (which used to be called COPD, RAO, or “Heaves”)
With the summer holidays upon us, how many of you are getting out and about, travelling around with your horses or ponies?