Foaling & Foaling Problems


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


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


Handling Dystocia on the Farm (AAEP 2011)

January 24, 2012

Owners or caretakers should be prepared for emergencies when mares are scheduled to foal. ... Read More


Equine Reproduction News (AAEP 2011)

December 23, 2011

The 2011 AAEP convention featured presentations on many aspects of managing fertility in horses. ... Read More


Late-Term Mare Care, Foaling, and Young Foal Care

December 15, 2011

What breeders need to know to keep broodmares healthy and deliver strong, healthy foals. ... Read More


Horse Health Lecture Series Schedule Announced

November 25, 2011

Topics include foaling emergencies, equine strangles, hind limb lameness, and diagnosing neurologic horses.... Read More


UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Sydney Hughes

November 20, 2011

Sydney Hughes research has been on athletic performance of Thoroughbred foals born to mares with placentitis... Read More


Study: Ocular Fluid Nitrate Concentrations in Foals

November 18, 2011

Researchers aimed to establish a reference range for ocular fluid nitrate/nitrite concentrations in dead foals... Read More


UKVDL Nocardioform Placentitis Study Update

September 24, 2011

The UKVDL reported an increased number of abortions and abnormal placentas due to nocardioform placentitis.... Read More


Colic in Broodmares: Special Considerations

August 31, 2011

Peripartum colic is a common but sometimes life-threatening complication often seen in broodmares.... Read More


Congenital Flexural Limb Deformities in Foals

August 27, 2011

University of Kentucky researchers examine the genetics of congenital flexural limb deformities in foals.... Read More

Special considerations should be taken when evaluating a foal suffering a bout of colic.


Evaluating the Colicky Foal

August 26, 2011

Special considerations should be made when evaluating a colicky foal as opposed to an adult horse.... Read More


Mare Gestation Calculator

May 10, 2011

Are you wondering when your pregnant mare will foal? Use our Mare Gestation Calculator to find out! ... Read More