Preventative Health Maintenance for your Horse

Preventative Health Maintenance for your Horse PARASITE CONTROL (DEWORMING) Internal parasites are a common danger to the health and well‑being of horses. These parasites are responsible for many diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, including most types of colic. The treatment and control of internal parasites is not only a continuous, long term task, but a cornerstone to a successful equine …

Foal Care

Foal Care Make sure foal is breathing; Dip navel in iodine 7% or iodine and glycerin mixture (50-50); Leave mare and foal alone and undisturbed as much as possible; Foal needs 10% body weight in colostrum (first milk) within 18 hours, normal nursing will provide this if mare has not dripped milk excessively; Commercial enema solution, vitamin A injection, antibiotic …

Your Foaling Mare

Your Foaling Mare A few steps and guides that can help with your foaling mare. CONCEPTION TO 6 MONTHS Exercise: normal; Nutrition: mineralized salt, pasture, alfalfa or grass hay, grain 0.5-1.5 lb/100 lbs body weight as needed. 6 MONTHS TO BIRTH Exercise: free; Nutrition: cal-phos supplement, protein supplement, Rhino immunization, Pneumabort K vaccine at 5, 7, and 9 months, sleeping …