Poll Recap: Cold-Weather Colic

Of the 186 respondents, 43 (23%) said their horses colic more frequently during the winter than other times of the year.

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Does your horse colic more during the winter months than other times of the year? We posed this question to our readers in last week’s online poll. More than 180 people responded, and we’ve tallied the results!

Of the 186 respondents, only 43 (23%) said yes, their horses colic more frequently during the winter than other times of the year. The remaining 143 respondents (77%) said they haven’t observed this.

Additionally, more than 50 people commented about their horses’ colic history:

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Jennifer Whittle, TheHorse.com Web Producer, is a lifelong horse owner who competes with her Appaloosas in Western performance events. She is a University of Kentucky graduate and holds a bachelor’s degree in Community Communications and Leadership Development, and master’s degree in Career, Technical, and Leadership Education. She currently lives on a small farm in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky.

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