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Horse Health 101 : Horse Health Library : Colic

How To Prevent Equine Colic

Colic is a very common ailment among horses, but there are ways to reduce the risk of incidence of equine colic including:

  • Maintain a consistent feeding schedule
  • Always give access to clean water
  • Allow for plenty of turnout
  • Keep your horse on a primary diet of roughage, not grain
  • Allow for exercise and a cool down session before feeding or watering
  • Keep your horse on a parasite prevention program
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