Short answer is the weather!

So much rain and wet conditions have caused really high numbers of sand colic

Please read about sand colic and check your horses dung. EVEN IF YOU ARE ON CLAY!!!
Heavy rain causes sand to come to the surface (even on clay soils).  The sand coats the grass, the horse eats the grass.....

Heavy rain causes sand to come to the surface (even on clay soils). The sand coats the grass, the horse eats the grass.....

Please read about sand colic and check your horses dung. EVEN IF YOU ARE ON CLAY!!!
Signs of colic:- rolling, dull, not eating, laying down more than normal or restless-getting up & down, sweating, kicking at belly, looking at flanks, unhappy etc.

Signs of colic:- rolling, dull, not eating, laying down more than normal or restless-getting up & down, sweating, kicking at belly, looking at flanks, unhappy etc.

COLIC IS AN EMERGENCY, CALL YOUR VET 01728 685 123