Foal Diseases

Foal Diseases

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*An Introduction To Foal Diseases

Foals are babies and like humans, their diseases are unique compared to adults.  In my way of thinking, there are two types: acquired or diseases developed AFTER birth and congenital which are diseases developed BEFORE birth.  A subset of acquired diseases are conditions that can develop either in the womb or after birth during their growth.  These are growth abnormalities usually due to the nutrition of the mare during gestation or in the foal after birth.

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Normal Hair Loss

Foals are born with a lot of hair that falls off during the spring and summer months. Recognizing this as a natural process will alleviate anxiety in a new foal owner.

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The End Of A Year – Tetanus In A Horse

Winter in upstate New York can be long, cold, and endless. The call came early on the last day of the year. A Trotting-bred owner called me saying his two week old foal wasn’t right. The Trotting-bred is a pony breed that race like Standardbreds with trotters and...

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Topics

*An Introduction To Foal Diseases

Foals are babies and like humans, their diseases are unique compared to adults.  In my way of thinking, there are two types: acquired or diseases developed AFTER birth and congenital which are diseases developed BEFORE birth.  A subset of acquired diseases are conditions that can develop either in the womb or after birth during their growth.  These are growth abnormalities usually due to the nutrition of the mare during gestation or in the foal after birth.

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Normal Hair Loss

Foals are born with a lot of hair that falls off during the spring and summer months. Recognizing this as a natural process will alleviate anxiety in a new foal owner.

read more

Posts

The End Of A Year – Tetanus In A Horse

Winter in upstate New York can be long, cold, and endless. The call came early on the last day of the year. A Trotting-bred owner called me saying his two week old foal wasn’t right. The Trotting-bred is a pony breed that race like Standardbreds with trotters and...

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