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What to do if your horse is showing signs of colic?

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If your horse is showing signs of colic it’s important to immediately remove all food and water from the horses pen and call your veterinarian. It is impossible to tell the difference between the non-fatal and the fatal forms of colic. Treat all forms of colic with the utmost importance.

If possible, check the horse’s temperature, pulse and capillary refill time (press your fingrs to the horse’s gum, release and count the seconds until the gum returns to a normal color). Give this information to your vet when you call him.

What to do if your horse is showing signs of colic?

If the horse wants to lie down and roll try to make him walk around slowly.

Once your vet arrives he will evaluate the situation and take the appropriate steps to resolve the condition.