The term colic essentially means abdominal pain, there are four main types: Impaction, Spasmodic, Tympanitic (gas) and Sand colic, episodes of which can range from very mild to life threatening. For the purpose of this article we will be focusing on how feeding forage can affect the risk for all types of colic.
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"Get nosy," advises veterinarian Dr. Wren Burnley.
Jul 21, 2021 respiratory health
A horse may have huge muscles, a strong heart and good bones, but the respiratory system is performance-limiting, especially under extreme pressure. Sharon Smith looks at a marginal gains approach to training and how keep the respiratory system in top condition should be at the top of the list.