Colic has many forms and types, and it also has several causes, such as:
- Changing the horse's feeding system, number of daily times - quantity - changing the quality of feed provided to horses, and the reason is not limited to what was mentioned only, but: there are several reasons related to feeding, such as
A- Sudden change in horse feeding, whether type, quantity, or moldy fodder that causes fermentation and flatulence colic.
B - Relying on a diet that often depends on concentrates leads to colic if sufficient amounts of bran are not added to the concentrated diet and horses are fed on fibers such as Rhodes.
C- Feeding horses on fodder containing fungi or mold, which causes inflammation of the intestines and obstruction of the large intestine.