Castration & Gelding

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Calming a Mustang Stud

June 05, 2014

Last fall I adopted a wild mustang stud. Would gelding him help calm his wild attitude? ... Read More

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Equine Laparoscopic Castration's Success Rates Studied

May 28, 2014

Vets found that testosterone production and stallionlike behavior persist in some horses following castration.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Farmers' Almanac: Truth or Fiction?

May 27, 2014

Of the 294 respondents, 86% said they don't rely on the Farmers' Almanac for horse management decisions.... Read More

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Study Compares Laparoscopic, Conventional Cryptorchidectomy

March 19, 2014

Researchers say laparoscopy's advantages might not always outweigh conventional surgery's disadvantages.... Read More

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Top Equine Surgery Studies of 2013

January 10, 2014

Dr. Lisa Fortier shares her picks for the top equine surgery- and lameness-related studies of 2013.... Read More

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A True Gelding?

November 07, 2013

Many true geldings retain stallion-like behaviors.... Read More

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Operation Gelding Helps 62 Horses in Four States

November 06, 2013

The Operation Gelding Program castrated 62 horses at five clinics in four states during October.... Read More

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AAEP and Zoetis Help Support Operation Gelding Program

September 05, 2013

The Operation Gelding program provides funds and materials to assist with castration clinics.... Read More

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Accessory Sex Glands in Geldings: Establishing the Norm

August 18, 2013

Geldings can still develop problems in the reproductive tract, particularly in the accessory sex glands.... Read More

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More Than 750 Stallions Gelded with UHC's Operation Gelding

July 14, 2013

More than 750 horses have been castrated in 26 different states since the program’s inception in August 2010.... Read More

A veterinarian applying the emasculators on a horse undergoing a closed castration.

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Equine Castration Complications Reviewed

May 28, 2013

Researchers found that, overall, complications associated with castration were mild in nature.... Read More

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Alternate Way To Castrate Horses Promoted, Critiqued

May 05, 2013

In an attempt to abrogate castration-related complications, veterinarians developed a laparoscopic procedure.... Read More

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UHC's Operation Gelding Program Continues Nationwide

April 14, 2013

Since the beginning of the year Operation Gelding has helped to castrate more than 85 horses in six states.... Read More

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Timing of Gelding

February 12, 2013

Is there any loss of body size or development from early gelding?... Read More

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Operation Gelding Castrates 208 Stallions in 2012

January 06, 2013

Almost 600 stallions have been castrated since the Operation Gelding program was first in August 2010.... Read More

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AAEP Helps Continue Operation Gelding Program

August 17, 2012

The AAEP Foundation will donate $15,000 to the Operation Gelding program.... Read More

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New Zealand Authorities Review Illegal Horse Castrations

August 14, 2012

In New Zealand, only veterinarians and veterinary students supervised by vets can perform horse castrations.... Read More

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Operation Gelding Program Ends Summer with Four Clinics

August 05, 2012

The Unwanted Horse Coalition's Operation Gelding program has aided in the gelding of 489 stallions to date.... Read More

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Proceeds from Book Sales will Support Operation Gelding

May 17, 2012

Proceeds from the sale of "How to Start and Run a Rescue" will go directly toward funding Operation Gelding.... Read More

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UHC's Operation Gelding Program Assists 32 Horses in March

April 22, 2012

Since the program's founding in August 2011, Operation Gelding clinics have castrated 406 horses to date.... Read More

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KHC Supports Gelding Clinic at Kentucky Horse Park

April 20, 2012

Sixteen colts or stallions were gelded at the March 10 low-cost gelding clinic.... Read More

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UHC Operation Gelding Continues into 2012

January 31, 2012

The UHC's Operation Gelding program has aided in gelding 359 colts or stallions to date.... Read More

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Gelding Clinic to be Held in Kentucky March 10

January 03, 2012

The Kentucky Horse Park (KHP), located in Lexington, Ky., will play host to a free gelding clinic on March 10.... Read More

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UHC Operation Gelding Continues with More Castration Clinics

November 13, 2011

The Unwanted Horse Coalition's Operation Gelding program has aided in gelding 276 colts and stallions to date.... Read More

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Gelding Programs Continue to Gain Support

August 08, 2011

The UHC will continue its Operation Gelding Program after receiving donations from the AAEP and the USTA.... Read More