Retained Fetal Membranes

For a mare, the birth of her foal is an explosive process, in the best of circumstances requiring less than a half-hour from the time her water breaks to the time the foal has been delivered through the birth canal. In a wilder existence, a pregnant mare would seek a secluded place to lie down and have her foal, trying to keep safe from predators. A newborn foal is a precocious creature, able

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