Prevention Is Best
Reduce your horse’s overall risk of colic with smart management strategies:
Feed small amounts frequently, or even better, provide 24/7 forage or grazing. Make any changes in feed gradually. Give fresh, clean water of a drinkable temperature.
Provide exercise, deworming, and dental care on regular schedules.
If you’re in a sandy environment, place hay in a feeder or on a rubber mat to avoid sand ingestion. Ask your vet about sand-clearing products containing psyllium.
Where you can, minimize stress-inducing events.