Foal Care

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Infographic: Botulism

July 14, 2014

Learn how this potentially fatal neurologic disease affects horses and how to prevent it.... Read More

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Surrogate Mares' Impact on Embryo Transfer Foals Evaluated

June 18, 2014

Researchers found size and metabolic marker differences in half-siblings gestated in mares of different sizes.... Read More

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Hernias: Case by Case

June 16, 2014

Learn about classic and unusual equine hernias, why they occur, how to treat them, and their prognoses. ... Read More

Sick neonatal foals endure great physiological stress and are highly susceptible to infection.

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Young Horse Health Threats

June 02, 2014

Protect your foal from three important causes of young horse illness.... Read More

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Seeing Double

May 16, 2014

Veterinarians have developed methods for detecting and reducing twins. ... Read More

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Young Horse Management

May 09, 2014

Use this cheat sheet to make sure your young horse--neonate to yearling--is getting the care she needs.... Read More

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Vaccines for all Ages

May 01, 2014

Horses at different life stages have variable vaccine needs, but they're not as complicated as they seem.... Read More

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Age-Related Susceptibility to Rhodococcus equi

April 30, 2014

Dr. Marcarena Sanz of the University of Kentucky shares information about this serious foal disease.... Read More

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5 Tips for Feeding Weanlings

April 18, 2014

With increased energy, protein, and mineral requirements, weanlings require carefully planned diets.... Read More

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5 Tips for Feeding Foals

April 11, 2014

Proper nutrition is critical for growth and development. Learn the right way to feed your foal.... Read More

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Foaling Horses: 101 to 911

April 08, 2014

During and after foaling are two of the most critical times in a neonate and his mother's lives.... Read More

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Deworming Foals

April 04, 2014

Should a foal be dewormed during its first 6 months of life? Dr. Wendy Vaala responds. (0:03:25)... Read More

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Health Problems in Newborn Foals

April 04, 2014

Tiny foals can have big health problems. Learn about four common medical issues newborn foals face.... Read More

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Foal Heat Diarrhea

April 03, 2014

What impact can a mare going through her "foal heat" have on her foal? (0:01:20)... Read More

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Blanketing Foals

April 02, 2014

Do foals, especially those born early in the season or in cold climates, need to wear blankets? (0:1:38)... Read More

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What First-Time Horse Breeders Should Expect at Foaling

March 31, 2014

We are first-time breeders. What do we need on hand for foaling? (0:07:22)... Read More

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Colt Born at New Bolton Center with World Watching

March 31, 2014

Thoroughbred mare My Special Girl gave birth to a colt at 9:22 p.m. on March 29 at the New Bolton Center. ... Read More

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UKVDL Seeing Increased Lawsonia Submissions

March 26, 2014

The UKVDL is seeing a significant increase in L. intracellularis cases as compared to recent years.... Read More

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Infographic: Rhodococcus equi

March 14, 2014

R. equi is a serious disease that can cause pneumonia in foals. Learn how to protect your herd.... Read More

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Equine Life Stages: Foals

March 09, 2014

Learn how to help your foal thrive during its first 6 months of life.... Read More

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Grayson-Jockey Club to Provide Research Funding in 2014

February 27, 2014

The Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation will fund 19 research projects worth $1,003,580 in 2014. ... Read More

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Abraham to Speak on Newborn Foals at Penn Vet Lecture

February 25, 2014

Dr. Michelle Abraham will discuss what to expect in a normal foal and how to recognize illness and diseases.... Read More

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Foal Birth to be Broadcast Live on Penn Vet's Website

February 23, 2014

Penn Vet will broadcast live the birth of a foal conceived via intracytoplasmic sperm injection.... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Allen Page

February 22, 2014

Page has mainly studied L. intracellularis, a bacterium causing a disease primarily in young horses.... Read More

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Your Mare has Delivered Successfully: Now What?

February 20, 2014

Learn about normal foal development and health risks, and quiz your knowledge in this special report.... Read More