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    01-18-2011, 04:10 PM
  #1
Foal
Long cases of colic or something else!!

A horse at my stables is down with colicy symptoms but he's had them for longer than expected- 2hours now. His temp, respiritory and heart rates going up and down- spasmic colic?? Im just conserned about him coz he is soch a lovely horse! Any one had something like this before??
Oh btw the vets been called of course!
     
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    01-18-2011, 04:24 PM
  #2
Foal
Any one?? Iv never seen colic go on for so long and in such a fluxuating way...
     
    01-18-2011, 04:26 PM
  #3
Showing
Colic can go on for days. Two hours is nothing, depending on the type.

Hoping it's just gas colic, and the vet can make him right again soon.
     
    01-18-2011, 04:31 PM
  #4
Foal
Ok but don't they say about half an hour n then the symptoms should start easin up? Its just so horrible to see such any horse hit the deck with pain... :'(
     
    01-18-2011, 04:33 PM
  #5
Foal
See such a horse* :)
     
    01-18-2011, 04:42 PM
  #6
Started
I've never heard that colic should only last for half an hour, I'm sure it happens but in all honestly 2 hours doesn't seem extremely long. When my old gelding went down with colic he had the vet working on him for about 8 hours before he started looking better.

Good luck to the horse.
     
    01-18-2011, 11:55 PM
  #7
Weanling
As everyone else said colic can last a long time. I know a gelding that coliced for quite awhile and the owner was up all night with him. I assume you have the horse up and walking around? I sure hope you aren't letting him lay down and roll...
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    01-19-2011, 12:01 AM
  #8
Green Broke
I had two elderly Arabians (my first and second horses) that we finally had to euthanize after a WEEK of trying to save them. (These were separate incidents years apart). So, unfortunately, they can colic until you finally have to put them down.
     

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