Colic can be frightening because it seems to occur to an otherwise healthy horse for no apparent reason. At the onset, you won't know if you are dealing with a mild bellyache or a life threatening condition. Horses and ponies who are well cared for with the best quality feed, fresh water and lots of outdoor time are less likely to colic.
But even with the best care, horses colic. Find out what you need to know to prevent colic and what to do if colic strikes your horse.
What is Colic?
What Causes Colic?
How Do I Know My Horse Has Colic?
How Can I Prevent Colic?
What Do I Do If My Horse Colics?
What Will the Veterinarian do for My Horse With Colic?