The Body of the HorseThis section is all about what happens in and on the horse from nose to tail. It is divided into systems.
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I have not added content to this post yet BUT there is a video here to learn from. This video will tell you how you alone can minimize the damage by recognizing a red sack delivery and taking immediate action.
If you have never been responsible for a mare delivering her foal before then this is the one thing to learn before she is due. The equipment you need is a pair of pointed scissors or a sharp knife. That’s it. You DO NOT have time to call the vet because every minute that passes will affect the foal even to the point of its’ death.
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