Do You Need A Horse Colic Treatment?
If you’re having trouble finding a good horse colic treatment, Happy Earth just might help.
Colic is often a huge challenge for horse owners. And, many horses suffer from colic.
Often, a horse gets vet treatment, recovers, and never suffers from colic again.
However, some horses develop recurring bouts of colic.
Recurrent colic is stressful for owners and frustrating for veterinarians.
How do you make it stop?!?
If your horse experiences recurrent colic, we just might have a solution for you.
Causes of Chronic Horse Colic
Testing might include:
- A detailed history
- Physical examination
- Rectal examination
- Abdominal fluid evaluation
- Rectal biopsy
- Exploratory celiotomy
The testing your veterinarian recommends might vary depending on your horse’s health situation.
Western Treatments for Chronic Horse Colic
Treatments vary depending on exactly what is going on with your horse.
Some vets recommend grazing over feeding only a few hours out of the day.
The philosophy is because horses evolved as grazers, free choice feeding helps.
Other vets recommend keeping hay in the stomach to buffer out the acidity.
In other instances, vets recommend removing forage from the diet to curtail colic.
Many veterinarians treat horses with corticosteroids and fenbendazole dewormer for parasite-induced colic.
TCVM Philosophy on Chronic Horse Colic
According to Chinese theory, a healthy horse’s Stomach Qi moves downward and it’s Spleen Qi moves upward.
Horses with chronic colic usually have some form of Spleen and Stomach Qi flow problem.
Spleen Qi Deficiency with stagnation of Damp and/or food causes of Spleen and Stomach Qi flow disorders.
Horses with Spleen Qi Deficiency with stagnation often:
- Have variable appetite
- Have weak abdominal muscles
- Suffer fatigue
- Suffer sluggish digestion
- Colic after eating
The Eastern method for treating chronic colic is tonifying Spleen Qi, moving Stomach Qi downward and relieving stagnation of food and/or damp.
How Happy Earth Herbal Horse Colic Treatment Helps
The herbs work together to rebalance your horse energetically at the root cause.
Rebalancing supports your horse’s natural ability to heal and curbs vomiting.
TCVM vets understand that the root cause of health issues may be in different areas of the body than symptoms.
Energetic imbalances cause health problems that may show up as seemingly unrelated symptoms.
TCVM vets use different types of testing to diagnose your horse’s energy patterns:
- Pulse testing
- Tongue testing
- Constitution analysis
Happy Earth helps horses with:
- A pale tongue
- A soft pulse
- Abdominal pain
- A poor appetite
- Stomach Qi stagnation
Happy Earth corrects the root causes of chronic horse colic by:
- Dispelling Dampness
- Strengthening Spleen Qi
- Moving Stomach Qi downward
What Are the Ingredients in Happy Earth?
Happy Earth herbal blend contains:
- Ban Xia to transform Damp and stop vomiting
- Cang Zu to dry up Damp and strengthen Spleen
- Chen Pi to transform phlegm and invigorate Stomach Qi
- Hou Po to move Qi and relieve pain
- Huo Xiang to transform Damp, regulate Stomach and stop vomiting
- Lian Qiao to clear Heat
- Shan Zha to move food stasis and promote appetite
- Wu Yao to move Qi and relieve pain
- Wu Zhu Yu to warm the middle Jiao and stop vomiting
- Zhi Ke to move Qi and relieve pain
Typically, Jing Tang herbal blends take 6-8 weeks for maximum benefits.
Dr. Xie based Jing Tang’s Happy Earth on the ancient Chinese formula Wei Chang He.
Happy Earth works best when combined with plenty of water and case-appropriate exercise.
Note: Information on this site is provided for educational purposes only and is not meant to substitute the advice provided by your own veterinarian.