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Colic in horses

Colic in horses
Horse colic is a broad veterinary term used to describe a symptom of abdominal pain. It can affect any horse, at any time, for a multitude of reasons, in fact there are over 70 different types of intestinal problems that cause colic symptoms, which range from mild to severe.

Horse obesity

Horse obesity
Obesity, in horses and ponies is a growing and largely underreported equine welfare issue which is leading to many serious health problems such as laminitis, insulin resistance, hyperlipaemia, strangulating lipoma. Obesity is the accumulation of excess adipose (fat) tissue and it is practically unheard of in wild herds so very much a disease of domestication.