Ovarian cysts: spoilsport for getting pregnant

Cysts in flushing fluid In spring Dr Karin Hendriks enthusiastically took up the mare supervision for a breeder with several Friesian mares. ‘In this herd...

Whistling sound in canter

At the Veterinary Clinic in Emmeloord veterinarian Ids de Boer conducted a clinical test on a 9-year-old Friesian gelding. When assessing the horse´s movement...

Technical problems? Time for a dental check!

‘Horses with issues in the mouth often struggle to give to the bit when ridden, they tend to move with an upside-down neck and...

Gender selection in breeding

Photo: Karin Sevink Wouldn´t it be wonderful if breeders could choose the gender of their foals? It can be done...But are we really looking at...

Typical for Friesians?

In his practice veterinarian Gerrit Kampman frequently comes across Friesians with low heels. He says: ‘A Friesian mare with a serious lameness was taken...

The danger of the R. Equi bacterium

May 6, 2019 Ids de Boer, MA, of Veterinary Clinic Emmeloord In April, veterinarian Ids de Boer of the Veterinary Clinic...

Growing, socialising: there´s lots to learn for young stock

Cute little foals don´t grow up to strong 3-year-olds all by themselves. The importance of proper procedures for raising young stock is still underrated,...

Zebra rugs really do the job

Horses in ‘Zebra’ rugs are less afflicted by flies. This is the outcome of research carried out in Great Britain. The stripes disrupt the...

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