Colic is the No. 1 killer of horses. Learn how to spot the signs and give your horse the greatest chance at survival.
You can find additional information in the 10 free colic resources on TheHorse.com.
About the Experts:
DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVS
Anthony Blikslager, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVS, is a professor of equine surgery and gastroenterology at North Carolina State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. His research interest is gastrointestinal physiology in horses, studying the mechanisms of injury and repair in the gut with the clinical outlook of enhancing recovery of horses with colic.
BVSc, MS, PhD, BSc (Vet)
Louise Southwood, BVSc, MS, PhD, BSc (Vet), is an associate professor of emergency medicine and critical care at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine’s New Bolton Center in Kennett Square. Her research areas include equine colic, duodenitis-proximal jejunitis, and equine gastrointestinal disease.