Horse Colic

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Top Equine Surgery Studies of 2012 (AAEP 2012)

December 10, 2012

Dr. Lisa Fortier recaps studies on upper respiratory tract health, colic, lameness, and racehorse health.... Read More

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University of Nottingham Seeking Vet Participation in Colic Survey

November 24, 2012

The survey will collect information on how cases of colic present and are assessed in veterinary practice.... Read More

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Tips for Managing Horses in Winter to Avoid Colic

November 21, 2012

Making diet changes slowly, ensuring water intake, and keeping horses moving can help reduce colic risk.... Read More

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Coronavirus: A Cause of Enteric Disease in Adult Horses?

November 12, 2012

Coronavirus--common in foals--could be associated with enteric disease outbreaks in adult horses.... Read More

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Researchers Examine Link between Salmonella and Colic

October 09, 2012

Predictors of Salmonella shedding in horses identified to allow earlier biosecurity intervention.... Read More

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Factors Complicating Return to Work after Colic Surgery

September 21, 2012

Common complications included surgical incision herniation, pre-existing lameness, and laminitis.... Read More

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Colic Prevalence in Horses Hospitalized for Ocular Disease

August 20, 2012

Patients with ocular disease had a higher incidence of colic than some other hospitalized equids.... Read More

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Equine Guelph Seeking Horse Owner Input in Colic Survey

August 04, 2012

Equine Guelph is seeking horse owner participation in a survey about colic management practices.... Read More

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Show Jumper Presley Boy in Intensive Care with Laminitis

July 16, 2012

The stallion worked July 5 before developing colic and endotoxemia that night. He remains in intensive care.... Read More

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Feeding Horses Post-Colic

June 25, 2012

Developing an understanding of post-colic feeding practices can help your horse on the road to recovery.... Read More

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June Designated as Colic Awareness Month

June 05, 2012

Crusade Against Equine Colic was founded to prompt discussions about the potentially deadly disease.... Read More

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Equine Colic Management and Long-Term Survival

April 01, 2012

Colic survival rates have improved greatly over the years, but timely treatment and diligent aftercare still a... Read More

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Clinical Outcomes of Large Intestine Thickening (AAEP 2011)

March 25, 2012

Researchers find large intestinal thickening could indicate multiple diseases in addition to colic.... Read More

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Post-Colic Care

March 19, 2012

If you horse has colicked in the past, what can you do to help prevent it from happening again?... Read More

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Suture Material Matters for Abdominal Incisions (AAEP 2011)

March 02, 2012

Researchers compared different suture materials' integrity for closing abdominal incisions from colic surgery.... Read More

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Ask the Vet LIVE: Post-Colic Care March 15

March 01, 2012

Tune in on Thursday, March 15, 8 p.m., EDT, for TheHorse.com's free Ask the Vet LIVE audio and chat event.... Read More

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Suture Techniques for Intestines Compared (AAEP 2011)

February 27, 2012

The Lembert single layer pattern is faster, stronger, and less likely to impede the intestinal flow.... Read More

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Managing Severe Colic in the Field (AAEP 2011)

February 21, 2012

Horse owners should be prepared to make decisions about managing serious colic without the option of referral.... Read More

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International Panel Identifies Priorities for Colic Research

February 18, 2012

The panel's report identified future research priorities for the study of equine colic.... Read More

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Sporting Activity After Colic Surgery in Horses (AAEP 2011)

January 20, 2012

In the current study most horses successfully returned to their prior athletic function after colic surgery.... Read More

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"Colic in 3D: The Glass Horse" Lecture Scheduled

January 20, 2012

On Tuesday, Feb.7, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., the New Bolton Center will present "Colic in 3D: The Glass Horse."... Read More

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Cold Weather Colic

January 01, 2012

The No. 1 cause of colic during winter is a lack of fresh, unfrozen water. ... Read More

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Winter Feed Changes: Use Caution when Adjusting Rations

December 22, 2011

Horses need more feed to replace energy loss brought about by harsh conditions as the temperature turn colder.... Read More

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Ultrasonography for Evaluating Colic Cases?

December 16, 2011

Ultrasonography successfully identified both small and large intestinal diseases and predicted surgery need.... Read More

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Cortisol Test Might Detect Horses at Higher Risk for Colic

October 11, 2011

The cortisol circadian rhythm ratio can identify horses under chronic stress and at risk for colic.... Read More