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Ask the Vet: Reproduction

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Question: Can I breed any jumping mare by any jumping stallion and expect that the foal will be able to jump the same? What does the latest knowledge about genetics say?

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Ask the Vet: Hoofs

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hoofsQuestion: For a horse with a significant goose step, right fibrotic myopathy of the semitendinosis, what does the science say about shockwave therapy vs. laser surgery? Is there effectiveness of either?

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Ask the Vet: Foaling Injuries & Complications

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ask the vetQuestion: I have a Palomino mare that had a Cremello foal with blue eyes and light colored skin. All seemed fine until a few days after foaling.

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Ask the Vet: Castration

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Question: I have always gelded my colts at about 5 months of age, before they are weaned, so the mare is with them for comfort and to keep them moving.

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Ask the Vet: General Health

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Question: What are the pink splotches just below the coronet band on my paint horse\'s rear hooves. Yes both hoof walls have them. One is streaked horizontally, and the other hoof is more of a splot.

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