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Horse Health 101 : Horse Health Library : Breeding
  • Foaling: The 1-2-3 Rule
    The first three hours of your foal’s life are crucial to its success, and timing is everything. The doctors at Mid-Rivers Equine Centre encourage you to be familiar with the 1-2-3 Rule.Hour 1: your foal's first mission in life is to stand and be walking...
  • The Importance of Having Your Mare & Foal Evaluated After Foaling
    The mare is examined to insure the placenta (afterbirth) has passed completely, and she is evaluated for any internal tears or damage that may affect her future breeding soundness.The foal is examined for any congenital defects (especially hernias, cardia...
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