Reproductive Care Health Center

Featured Articles

Reproductive Care

Postnatal Care of Your Foal

EquiMed Staff

Postnatal Care of Your Foal

by EquiMed Staff

May 7, 2017 13:16

Finally, your new baby foal arrives. Give your newborn foal a great start in life by attending to his postnatal care. The comprehensive article helps you begin …

Reproductive Care

Basic Techniques of Handling Stallions

EquiMed Staff

Basic Techniques of Handling Stallions

by EquiMed Staff

May 7, 2017 13:43

Size and strength of the stallion handler is not important. What is important is a basic understanding of stallion behavior, and an ability to replace natural …

Advantages of Embryo Transfer for Both Mare and Owner

by Flossie Sellers

May 7, 2017 13:57

Embryo transfer is the process of taking a fertilized embryo from a mare and transferring it to another mare. With this technology (somewhat controversial), a …

Reproductive Care

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

It is now considered best to geld the horse prior to becoming a yearling, and definitely before he reaches sexual maturity.

Reproductive Care

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.

Videos

Hoof Care - Trimming the Donkey

Video of donkey hoof trimming.

Horse Snips

Horse Reproductive Care Video Shorts

Horse Health Matters

For Our Visitors!

By the founder/editor of EquiMed, this book contains the foundation of complete horse healthcare. A must for every horse owner's home library.

Buy on Amazon

Subscribe