Horse Health Tips: Understanding colic

Learn the causes, signs and treatments of this painful disorder in Episode 3 of our how-to video series, brought you by Zoetis.

One of the most common disorders in horses can also be one of the most excruciating–and the most deadly. What exactly is colic, you ask? The term can refer to anything from a mild tummy ache to intestinal torsion serious enough to warrant surgery. To complicate matters further, there are many potential causes. For these reasons, it is important that horse owners understand the signs and get assistance as soon as possible.

So … just how do you recognize colic? And how can you help your horse while waiting for your veterinarian? Watch this video to learn more!

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