Caslicks Procedure

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The Caslick procedure of surgically closing the upper part of the vulva has been commonly practiced on broodmares for the past 60 years. The procedure evolved in an effort to treat what E. A. Caslick, DVM, had observed--the negative effect that air had on a mare's reproductive system.

"Early in my experience with the treatment of genital infections, I recognized air as a factor," Caslick

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