“We do not know exactly how the behavior relates to colic except that is it is not as simple as horses just sucking in a lot of air; it is much more complex than that,” explained Ebony Escalona, BSc (Hons), BVSc, MRCVS, a researcher at the Imperial College London Faculty of Medicine, in England. Escalona and colleagues recently completed a study in which they evaluated the prevalence of and risk factors for colic in cribbers.
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