Your mare is in labor and your foal is on his way. But what if something goes wrong? Offer your baby a great start by listening to this live audio event covering foaling, dystocia (difficult birth), passive transfer of immunity, and neonate health.
About the Experts
Carlos M. Gradil, DVM, PhD, MS, Dipl. ACT, is a reproductive specialist at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst’s College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences where he is the equine studies program coordinator and an extension professor. He teaches courses in equine disease and health management, fundamentals of reproduction, and reproductive physiology. Gradil’s research includes fertility in both horses and dogs.
Mary Rose Paradis, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVIM, serves as section head at the Hospital for Large Animals at Tufts University’s Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. Her specialty interests include both neonate foals and geriatrics. In 2006, she authored and edited the book Equine Neonatal Medicine: A Case-Based Approach.
- Nutritional Considerations for Weanlings
- Supportive Care for Foals with Pharyngeal Dysfunction
- Patella Infections in Foals Require Prompt Care (AAEP 2011)
- Monitoring and Preventing EPE on Endemic Farms (AAEP 2011)
- Behavioral Differences Between Colts and Fillies Examined
- Developmental Dental Disorders in Horses
- Managing Deciduous Teeth in Young Horses
- Researchers Examine One-Sided Imprint Training
- Weaning Stress and Nutritional Influences
- Medical Management of the Colicky Foal