Enteroliths are stony formations that can block horses' digestive tracts and trigger colic signs.
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There are no easy answers when it comes to colic surgery, just as there are no easy decisions.
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Digital radiography is up to 85% sensitive and 93% specific for diagnosing enterolithiasis in horses.
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July 26, 2016
While small in size, Minis have the same health needs and risks as other breeds, as well as a number of unique issues. ... Read More
April 02, 2015
Enteroliths are stony formations that can block horses' digestive tracts and trigger colic signs.... Read More
April 03, 2014
There are no easy answers when it comes to colic surgery, just as there are no easy decisions.... Read More
May 25, 2012
Digital radiography is up to 85% sensitive and 93% specific for diagnosing enterolithiasis in horses.... Read More
May 25, 2010
Researchers found that enterolith location did not affect the number of complications that horses experienced.... Read More
September 14, 2009
If your horse is at risk for intestinal stones or enteroliths (a common cause of obstruction-induced colic in horses), consider replacing an alfalfa-based diet with grass hay, said Diana M. Hassel, DVM, PhD, of Colorado State University.... Read More
June 02, 2008
Too much alfalfa, too little oat and grass hay, and limited access to pasture grazing are important factors that put horses at risk for developing enterolithiasis (intestinal stones that have the potential to cause colic). ... Read More
May 02, 2008
Colic, or abdominal pain, is a common ailment in horses. More than 70 causes can trigger colic, including gas distention, food impactions, intestinal tract spasms, and intestinal displacement or twists. One of the more exotic forms is... Read More