Episode #1: Colic
What’s changed with regard to horse health care when it comes to colic in horses?
Are there new medications or procedures that your vet will be able to administer on the farm?
Does diagnostic equipment enable us to better assess the severity and type of colic on the farm?
Will your vet be able to determine what caused your horse’s colic?
What are the contributing factors to whether the outcome will be positive or negative and whether or not it will lead to surgery?
What are the benefits of sending a horse to a veterinary hospital for a colic?
Has colic surgery itself changed over the past couple decades?
Have colic outcomes improved over the years?
What about aftercare following a colic episode? How can we recalibrate a horse’s intestinal health after a colic?
What other options can we turn to in order to regenerate gastrointestinal flora besides probiotics?
All these questions – and more – will be answered in this episode of The Barn Yarn, with guest Dr. Erin Trawick-Smith. And be prepared to laugh while learning along the way!