A general term describing abdominal pain in the horse. Ranges in severity from mild to life-threatening.
A variety of causes can explain colics such as:
- Diet issues
- Change of diet
- Parasite infestation
- Dental problems
A horse in colic could show signs such as:
- Not eating or drinking
- Peculiar postures
- Absence of gut sounds
Please keep in mind that a veterinarian should always be consulted in case of suspected colic.