Foal Care


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


Top Reproduction Studies of 2012-'13

September 24, 2013

Two veterinarians describe recent equine reproduction studies they found interesting and influential.... Read More


Choosing an Antibiotic for Use in Foals

September 17, 2013

Learn how vets can treat sick foals effectively without adding to the antibiotic-resistant bacteria problem.... Read More


Parasite Control Recommendations for Mares and Foals

September 15, 2013

Times are changing when it comes to parasite control. Learn how to control parasites in broodmares and foals.... Read More


Young Horses Require Special Deworming Considerations

September 13, 2013

Foals are more susceptible to parasite infection and have an elevated risk for developing disease.... Read More


Stomach Ulcers: A Threat to Horses of All Ages

August 22, 2013

Is it possible for young horses that aren't in training to get stomach ulcers?... Read More


The Role of Interferon Gamma in Foals

August 21, 2013

Reduced interferon-gamma production is associated with increased risk for intracellular bacterial infections.... Read More


Top Foal-Related Studies of 2012-'13

August 13, 2013

Dr. Chris Sanchez reviews recent top research papers published focusing on foal health.... Read More


Some Osteochondral Lesions Could Resolve Naturally

August 11, 2013

Research shows that many radiographic findings in weanlings can change--usually for the better--within a year.... Read More


ACT 2013: Parasite Control in Foals

August 07, 2013

Dr. Wendy Vaala describes proper internal parasite control and deworming for youngsters. ... 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


Zinc's Role in Young Horses' Immunity

August 06, 2013

Low serum zinc levels were associated with an impaired immune function in yearlings and 2-year-olds.... 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


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