Horse Colic, Signs and Symptoms

bottle of horse colic medicine

bottle of horse colic medicine (Photo credit: genibee)


Horse colic is a nasty business. It can come out of nowhere and take over your life in seconds. One of the best things to avoid losing a horse to colic is understanding and recognizing the signs and symptoms of colic.

Here are some excellent links to review and read regarding colic in horses.


Some common symptoms are:Book on horses, Healing a horse suffering from...


  • Groaning or rolling
  • shallow breathing
  • sweating and swelling of the abdomen
  • Lethargy
  • loss of appetite
  • fewer droppings
  • stomach ache


It is important to know your horse’s normal symptoms to understand any unusual symptoms or circumstances.






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Laura Kelland-May is the founder of Thistle Ridge Skill Builders Development Program. She more than trains horses, she trains people to train their horses. In addition she is a Sr. Judge and can offer insight into What the Judge Is Looking For. Follow her here and get more tips.
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