Colic is one of the main reasons for calling out the vet. It is a disease that must not be taken lightly, as it often proves fatal. This book explains the causes of colic, the symptons of the various colic types, of which there are many and particularly how to prevent colic. This is something every horse owner should know, because most colics can be prevented. Dr Andrea Holst is an equine veterinary surgeon. Daniela Bolze is a well known horse journalist. Both have kept their own horses for many year.