Foaling & Foaling Problems


Lives in the Balance Just Down the Road

February 05, 2014

Go behind the scenes of the NICU at one equine hospital in the Blood-Horse's first long-form feature. ... Read More


2014 UK Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course Scheduled

October 25, 2013

The events will feature lectures on university programs, equine reproduction, and horse management issues. ... Read More


Commentary: Rachel Alexandra and Brent Comer: A Love Story

September 07, 2013

Meet a person instrumental in helping Rachel Alexandra recover from life-threatening foaling complications.... Read More


Equine Placentitis Update

August 16, 2013

Placentitis is the most common cause of late-term abortion and remains challenging to diagnose and treat.... Read More


2013 Theriogenology Conference Kicks Off

August 07, 2013

The Society for Theriogenology's Conference starts Aug. 7 and continues through Aug. 10 in Louisville, Ky.... Read More


Fetal Consciousness' Impact on Equine Neonatal Health

July 28, 2013

Researchers believe the fetal consciousness transition could have a significant impact on neonatal health.... Read More


Challenging Foal Case Studies

May 30, 2013

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


Fescue Grass Toxicity in Broodmares

May 19, 2013

During the breeding and foaling season, lush fescue pastures could create problems for pregnant mares.... Read More


TOBA to Offer Breeding Clinic in Lexington, May 31-June 2

May 19, 2013

Lecture topics will include planning a mating, nutrition, foaling, farm and pasture management, and more.... Read More


Prolonged Gestation: Is Fescue Toxicosis a Possibility?

April 30, 2013

My mare was bred more than 390 days ago and still has not foaled. Is it possible she has grass poisoning?... Read More


Common Mare Problems During and After Foaling (AAEP 2012)

April 18, 2013

Common foaling problems include red bag delivery, difficult birth, and retained fetal membranes.... Read More


When to Help a Mare during Foaling

April 02, 2013

Reproductive specialist Dr. Pat McCue describes instances when a mare needs help during labor.... 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


Five Factors that Impact Gestation, Foaling (AAEP 2012)

February 19, 2013

One veterinarian describes five factors that can negatively impact pregnancy and how to respond to them.... Read More


Rachel Alexandra Goes for Short Walk

February 18, 2013

While still in serious condition, she was able to go for a short walk and able to eat a small amount of grass.... Read More


Rachel Alexandra Remains in Serious Condition

February 14, 2013

Rachel Alexandra remains in serious condition Feb. 14 after undergoing surgery yesterday. ... Read More


Rachel Alexandra Has Post-Foaling Surgery

February 14, 2013

Rachel Alexandra is in serious condition after undergoing surgery Feb. 13, according to owner Barbara Banke.... Read More

Viable Eastern tent caterpillar egg masses will be partly or completely covered with a brownish coating, without obvious holes. They are found on twigs of cherry and other trees on twigs.


Eastern Tent Caterpillar Outlook for Spring 2013

February 13, 2013

Experts report that the eastern tent caterpillar egg hatch will likely begin in mid-March in Central Kentucky.... 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


Video on Foaling Thoroughbreds wins Eclipse Award

December 28, 2012

The video is entitled "Zenyatta: Wait for First Foal Combines Science, Art, and Anticipation."... Read More


12 Christmas Wishes for Horses, Owners from Veterinary Experts

December 25, 2012

Consider the following "wishes" equine experts made to help maximize your horses' quality of life. ... Read More

Straw, the byproduct of grain production, is economical horse bedding. While it’s not as absorbent as other options, straw is often recommended for foaling stalls because it won’t stick to wet newborns.


Inside the Womb

December 03, 2012

Learn about the tools and techniques veterinarians use to ensure a pregnant mare's foal stays safe and sound.... Read More


Commentary: Have a Plan Before Breeding your Mare

December 03, 2012

It is important to consider everything involved in breeding before bringing another horse into the world.... Read More


Premature Partuition

June 01, 2012

We have a 19-year-old broodmare that bagged up and developed edema... Read More


Prevalence of L.intracellularis on Farms (AAEP 2011)

February 05, 2012

The overall seroprevalence was 68% on all farms tested, with levels on individual farms ranging from 14-100%.... Read More