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How do I know if my horse is colicing?

There are several signs of colic. They are:

  • Not eating or finishing feed
  • Depressed
  • Lying down
  • Not passing a normal amount of manure
  • Decreased or absent GI sounds
  • Looking at sides
  • Curling of upper lip
  • Pawing
  • Kicking or pawing at belly
  • Repeatedly rolling
  • Stretching out
  • Sweating
  • Increased heart rate
  • Rapid breathing or flaring of nostrils
  • Appears bloated
  • Tucked up in the abdomen
 
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