Sand Colic Prevention with Sand Free Naturally
How to Treat Sand Colic in Horses
Symptoms of Sand Colic in Horses
- Pawing excessively
- Diarrhea is typically unique to sand colic– caused by both the accumulation of sand and the irritation of your horse’s intestinal lining
- Rolling – Indicator of colic, if your horse rolls repeatedly
- Distress – Such as pacing, whinnying, or other unusual behavior
- Bloating – There may be a visible expansion of his stomach
- Uneasiness – Laying down and getting back up over and over
- Loss of appetite
- Lack of sounds in his stomach
- Looking back and biting at his stomach
“Sand colic is abdominal pain caused by an intestinal obstruction, i.e., an impaction,” states George Martin, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, and Professor and Section Chief Equine Medicine and Surgery, Louisiana State University. “In most impaction colics, the obstruction is caused by feed, but in sand colic it is caused by sand.” –The Horse
How to Prevent Sand Colic in Horses
The last thing you want is for colic rears its ugly head. Sand Colic prevention starts with Sand Free Naturally. Our natural sand colic supplement for horses includes a specific herbal blend along with psyllium. This powdered herbal blend helps remove sand and dirt by absorbing and moving it through your horse’s digestive tract-out of his body. The herbs we include also help to soothe inflammation and irritation in the intestinal tract.
Colic simply means abdominal pain. If you suspect your horse is susceptible, sand colic treatment should be used one week out of every month.
Also you will want to make sure you are keeping your horse on a regular natural deworming regimen. Our Natural Horse Worming options make it easy to keep your horse worm free and healthy.
Our natural horse supplements are proudly made in the USA and contain no fillers, artificial, GMO, or other unnecessary ingredients.
- Hand Blended
- Made Fresh the Day it Ships
- No Fillers
Available 60, 120 Servings & 240 Servings (approx)
1-Scoop = 1-Serving
1000 lb horse: 6 scoops/daily for 7 days (scoop included)
For best results use 1 week out of every month
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