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.
- Groaning or rolling
- shallow breathing
- sweating and swelling of the abdomen
- loss of appetite
- fewer droppings
- stomach ache
It is important to know your horse’s normal symptoms to understand any unusual symptoms or circumstances.
- Symptoms and signs of colic. This site has excellent diagrams and descriptions http://www.localriding.com/symptoms-of-horse-colic.html
- Colic description and causes – http://www.equisearch.com/horses_care/equine-colic/
- Video Colic signs and symptoms http://youtu.be/SJ65h_v4KpA
- Preventing Horse colic – http://www.equisearch.com/horses_care/health/illnesses_injuries/colic905/
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