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Before You Breed Your Horse - Considerations and Concerns

by EquiMed Staff

May 7, 2017 12:18

There are good and bad reasons to breed your horse. EquiMed supports responsible breeding, but we hope to educate breeders to make wise decisions that will …

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Preparing Your Mare for Parturition

EquiMed Staff

Preparing Your Mare for Parturition

by EquiMed Staff

May 7, 2017 12:53

Participating in the parturition of your foal can be both exciting and nerve-racking. Being fully prepared both physically and mentally can help both you and …

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Equine Abortions

Flossie Sellers

Equine Abortions

by Flossie Sellers

May 7, 2017 14:16

Your bred mare has about an 80% chance of delivering a live foal. Learn about the causes of equine abortion and 6 things you can do to reduce the chances of …

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Facts about Patent Urachus in Foals

EquiMed Staff

Facts about Patent Urachus in Foals

by EquiMed Staff

May 8, 2017 11:03

The condition known as patent urachus is a leakage in the area of a new foal's umbilicus and when the urachus does not seal off properly within a few days of …

Reproductive Care Tip

In northern latitudes, spring foaling begins in May. Talk to your vet about vaccinations, parasite control and nutrition for your pregnant mare.

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Horse Dystocia - Dealing with a Difficult Foaling

Heather Smith Thomas

Horse Dystocia - Dealing with a Difficult Foaling

by Heather Smith Thomas

September 4, 2020 16:51

The term dystocia refers to an abnormal or difficult birth which occurs in approximately 10% of foalings and is more common in mares during their first foaling …

re·pro·duc·tive care
/ˌrēprəˈdəktiv ker/
noun
  1. the provision of what is necessary for the health, welfare, maintenance, and protection relating to or effecting reproduction.

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