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Colic

Common signs of Colic  

  • Laying down and rolling
  • Kicking at his/her belly
  • Biting at his/her side
  • Pawing the ground

What should I do?

  • Remove any feed from your horse and observe closely
  • If your horse is laying down and rolling get him/her up and walk him/her to prevent rolling
  • Call your veterinarian as soon as possible
  • If you have to keep walking your horse to prevent rolling, have someone else call the veterinarian
  • Based on the specific signs of your horse your veterinarian can give you further direction