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Colicky Horse? Take These Steps First

September, 2020 \ by Amanda Bradbery, Ph.D. Collaborator

Key Takeaways Walk the low-grade colicking horse Call the vet ASAP  Assess the horse’s manure Withhold feed or offer small meals only Offer water and electrolytes Should You Walk a...

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When Something is Off: First Signs of Colic in Horses

September, 2020 \ by Amanda Bradbery, Ph.D. Collaborator

Key Points: Colic is a general term for abdominal pain that can result from any number of things. Subtle symptoms of colic in horses include flank watching, stretching out as...

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Choke in Horses: What, Why, How

September, 2020 \ by Brittany Silvers Collaborator

When you hear the word “choke” you may immediately think of the inability to breathe, like when a human is choking.  However, in horses, choke is a blockage of the...

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Equine Dental Health and Probiotics? The Surprising Connection

August, 2020 \ by Casie Bazay Collaborator

Did you know that seeing the dentist is just as important for our horses as it is for us? It’s true, but not necessarily for the same reasons. While horses...

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Colic in Horses: What Types Are Common in Your Region?

August, 2020 \ by Amanda Bradbery, Ph.D. Collaborator

Key Points When it comes to colic in horses, or abdominal pain, it’s not a question of if but when (and how severe). Colic impacts all walks of horses everywhere....

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