Advancing years bring a greater risk of severe or life-threatening colic, but is it fair to put an older horse through the trauma of surgery? Tim Mair MRCVS outlines the…
Our eventing blogger has had a busy week, including a traumatic wake up call causing him to run down the road 'like a possessed idiot'
A World Cup final-winning horse has died at the age of 19 after undergoing colic surgery
Horse owners and vets face difficult decisions everyday. Vet Roger Lee lists the toughest choices an owner will ever have to make and shares his advice to simplify the dilemmas
Research has shown geography and environmental factors could contribute to the likelihood of colic occurring
When do health problems become emergencies that require urgent veterinary attention? Keith Chandler MRCVS pinpoints the warning signs
A model of a horse’s hindgut is being created by scientists, to help understand the effects the organ has on a horse’s health. During the two-year project, which will start…
Financial crisis thought to be contributing to increase in colic-related euthanasia
Colic is one of the biggest equine killers, but new research is revealing vital clues about diagnosis and treatment
It’s up there with colic as a life-threatening condition, but the abdominal problem peritonitis is often overlooked. What causes it and how can it be treated?