Colic can be a terrifying experience, whether you're trying to determine if your horse has colic, when to call the vet, how to treat him, or how well he might recover from surgery.
About the Experts
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.
- Suture Techniques for Intestines Compared (AAEP 2011)
- Managing Severe Colic in the Field (AAEP 2011)
- Ultrasonography for Evaluating Colic Cases?
- Cortisol Test Might Detect Horses at Higher Risk for Colic
- Are Stabled Horses at Increased Risk for Developing Colic?
- Study: Permanently Avoiding Colic Impossible in Some Horses
- The Equine Digestive Tract and How it Relates to Colic
- Medical Management of the Colicky Foal
- Colic in Broodmares: Special Considerations
- Racehorses, Swimming, and Colic