LIVE: Recognizing and Managing Colic in HorsesBy Speaker: Dr. Chris Sanchez • Published: November 24th, 2012
Category: Animal Airwaves
Colic, defined as abdominal pain, is a major cause of illness and death in horses. Although many cases of gut pain are mild, others can be life threatening. Dr. Chris Sanchez, a large animal medicine specialist, will discuss what horse owners need to know about this disease, including how to recognize colic’s early signs, steps that can be taken to minimize the risk of it occurring, and when to contact a veterinarian.