A horse’s early years are crucial to his development and future potential. Learn how to get your young horse off to a great start in life during this live event.  You can also find additional information on young horse care and managment in the "Youngster's Don't Have it Easy" special report. 

About the Experts

Earl Gaughan, DVM, Dipl. ACVS

Earl Gaughan, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, is an equine technical services veterinarian with Merck Animal Health. He graduated from the University of Georgia’s College of Veterinary Medicine and completed a residency in large animal surgery at Cornell University. Gaughan is a board-certified surgeon and has been in private equine practice in Maryland and Colorado. Additionally, he’s served as professor of equine surgery at Kansas State University, Auburn University, and the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. He has been active in the leadership of the North American Veterinary Conference and the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. Gaughan is an equine technical services veterinarian for Merck Animal Health.