Gut Health and Colic Prevention – Course Resources

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Welcome to the Horse Portal! (Sept 19 Updated)

 

Recommended Books: 

King, Christine. 1999. Preventing Colic in Horses, edited by Anthony Blikslager. 1st ed. North Carolina, USA:Paper Horse.

Frape, David. 2010. Equine Nutrition and Feeding. 4th ed. Wiley-Blackwell.

References: Colic Risk Rater

Colic Risk Rater References (list of research papers used to develop the colic risk rater questionnaire and calculator)

Colic Epidemiology (thehorse.com)

Equine Anatomy

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Equine Colic

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Housing/Turnout

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Activity Level

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Forage

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Water

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Concentrates

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Dental Health

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Parasite Prevention

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Horse-Related Risk Factors

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Colic Signs

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Colic Animations

Horse Health Check

 

What do you do if your horse has colic?

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