PREVENTION: Since dehydration
is a common cause of impaction
colic, paying attention to your horse’s
hydration is an important aspect of
colic prevention. Ensuring your horse
has clean, drinkable water year round
is your best bet. If traveling or cold
weather discourages your horse from
drinking what he needs, offer him
a separate, additional bucket with
dilute electrolytes or peppermint
flavor to entice him to keep drinking.
Other Causes of Impaction
It’s not just a mash of dried feed that
can get stuck. Enteroliths are stones
that form in the intestine, usually as
a result of certain diets (very high
magnesium or protein, in some cases).
These stones can lodge in the twists
and turns of the large colon, leading
Miniature Horses are susceptible
to a cousin of the enterolith, called
the fecalith, or a stone in the very far
reaches of the digestive tract. (“Lith”
Confidence EQ® is an appeasing solution
unlike any other. Confidence EQ® replicates
the pheromone signal that Mares naturally
send their nursing foals. This signal
reassures and gives a feeling of safety
to horses of all ages.
With Confidence EQ®, stressful situations
like transportation, veterinarian and farrier
visits, new environments or training are
no longer a source of stress.
For information, contact
Bimeda at firstname.lastname@example.org,
1-888-524-6332 or visit www.bimedaequine.com
CALM, FOCUSED AND
READY TO PERFORM.
going to be OK with...