Foal Care


CT for Diagnosing Lung Disease in Foals

July 08, 2013

Veterinarians are taking a page from human medicine books by using CT to evaluate pulmonary disease in foals.... Read More


Management's Impact on Osteochondral Lesion Development

July 03, 2013

Researchers are investigating how young horse management practices can impact osteochondral lesions.... Read More


ACVIM 2013: Comparing Human and Equine Neonates

June 14, 2013

Dr. Christine Gleason of Seattle Children's Hospital talks about the similarities between babies and foals.... Read More


TOBA Breeding Clinic Concludes in Lexington

June 03, 2013

Presentations topics ranged from the physiological details of reproduction and foaling to diets and nutrition.... Read More


Challenging Foal Case Studies

May 30, 2013

Drs. Nathan Slovis and Peter Morresey present unique medical cases involving foals.... Read More


Understanding Mare and Foal Behavior (AAEP 2012)

May 22, 2013

A behaviorist describes mare and foal behavior and how to avoid perpetuating undesirable orphan foal behavior.... Read More


Newborn to Maturity: Caring for the Growing Horse

May 14, 2013

Our experts will help keep you up-to-date with the latest recommendations for taking care of growing horses.... Read More


CFS Classification System Developed (AAEP 2012)

April 21, 2013

Researchers developed a uniform system for classifying cases of contracted foal syndrome (CFS).... Read More


'Manual of Equine Neonatal Medicine,' 4th Edition, Published

April 14, 2013

The fourth edition has been completely updated and has several new sections added.... Read More


Introducing Mare and Foal to Other Horses

April 09, 2013

At what age is it safe to introduce a foal to the herd? Is there a recommended way for the introduction?... Read More


5 Things You Need to Know: Newborn Foals

March 14, 2013

Dr. Gary Magdesian of the University of California, Davis, shares important facts about neonatal foal health.... Read More


Overprotective Mother

March 14, 2013

How can I check on a foal to make sure he's thriving without being in danger with the protective mare?... Read More


Rare Vertebral Disease of Foals Described (AAEP 2012)

February 23, 2013

Although early VOD diagnosis is critical, diagnosis could be confounded by nonspecific signs of the disease.... Read More


Diet's Effect on Broodmare Lactation Described (AAEP 2012)

February 20, 2013

Supporting broodmares' overall and nutritional health during lactation is especially crucial.... Read More


Understanding Healthy Foals' Caloric Requirements

February 15, 2013

Foal nutrition can be complicated, making it important for owners to understand newborns' nutritional needs.... Read More


Foals Without Suckle-Swallow Reflex Need Nutritional Support (AAEP 2012)

February 14, 2013

Dysphagic foals require immediate, specialized care to ensure they begin life without a nutritional deficit. ... Read More


Feeding Orphan Foals (AAEP 2012)

February 07, 2013

Orphan foals require special care from the start, especially when it comes to their nutritional needs.... Read More


Failure of Passive Transfer

February 05, 2013

Failure of passive transfer is the process by which mares pass antibodies on to their foals via the colostrum.... Read More


Top Medicine Studies of 2012 (AAEP 2012)

February 04, 2013

Dr. Stephen Reed recaps studies on endocrinology, neurologic and muscle disorders, foal health, and more.... Read More


Rhodococcus equi

February 01, 2013

Rhodococcus equi is well known for its ability to cause severe pneumonia and more in young foals.... Read More


Great Beginnings: Foaling and Newborn Care

January 17, 2013

In this live audio event our experts answer your questions about mares foaling and neonate health.... Read More


The Miniature Horse: More Than Just a Smaller Horse

January 13, 2013

Miniature Horses are more susceptible to some health problems than their larger counterparts.... Read More


R. equi in Foals

January 09, 2013

Guest Dr. Stacey Oke discusses R. equi as a cause of pneumonia in foals.... Read More


Shaping Orphan Behavior

January 01, 2013

What sort of behavior problems would an orphan foal develop?... Read More


Foal Pneumonia: Beyond the Basics

January 01, 2013

Two important bacteria cause lung infections in foals; here's how the body and your vet battle these pathogens... Read More