We see many surgical colic cases per year, and through improved anaesthesia, surgery techniques and post operative medical support, we are now seeing increasingly good success rates. When this is combined with earlier recognition of the condition by referring vets a high proportion of these cases now have excellent long term prospects.

In conjunction with the BHS React to Colic campaign OVH Equine have produced the factsheets below answering many of the questions raised by various aspects of colic.