Equine Colic Surgery – What It Looks Like And How It’s Done

Equine Colic is one of the scariest things for horse people and their horses. Your horse can go from perfectly fine one minute to fighting for their life just a little while later. A lot of times colic can be resolved from care at home by you and your veterinarian. Sometimes, horses require surgery. In this video a veterinarian shows us how colic surgery is done. Warning, the video is graphic.

Whether people choose to have colic surgery performed on their horse or not is a completely personal decision. We just hope that if you are ever faced with having to make that choice, this video gives you a little better understanding of the process. If you liked this video, Please Share it on Facebook!

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  1. carrie

    is a whip stitch the type of stitch used in most colic surgeries? and would it be rude to ask the vet to use individual stitches?

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