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Is Your Mare Foaling or Colicking?

by Kathleen Reiman

 

After a long, cold winter spring is finally here and the mare you bred last year has grown large with new life. You have had her ultra-sounded, vaccinated and wormed. She is in good condition and in her last weeks of her pregnancy. Everything looks great until one afternoon you step out to feed in the evening and your mare is showing some of the classic signs of colic:

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