Video: What to do if Your Horse is Colicing

By: Dr. Lydia Gray





Colic is a scary thing for horse owners, since approximately 900,000 horses will colic in the US this year alone. Do you know what to do if your horse is colicing? How do you know if your horse has colic and not something else? Would you know the first signs of colic in horses or when to call the vet? What happens when the vet arrives? If you're not sure of the answers, don't worry. Our staff veterinarian, Dr. Lydia Gray, answers all of those questions and more so that you can be informed and prepared.

Also, be sure to check out Dr. Gray demonstrating how to check your horses vital signs (https://www.smartpakequine.com/content/equine-vital-signs-video), so that you can be armed with as much knowledge as possible! Happy learning, and have a great ride!

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