‘Reborn’ Friesian filly

  With the help of a rope veterinarian Tineke de Haan puts pressure on the chest of a ‘dummy’ foal. Last week vet Tineke de Haan...

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...

Ambitious breeding programme in Mexico taking shape

Mexican veterinarian Filix in action To breed foals from approved Friesian Studbook stallions breeders in foreign countries often have to resort to frozen semen from...

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...

Overdue dental care

The 19-year-old gelding Zorro was referred to De Lingehoeve in Lienden because of dental problems. Veterinarian Anne Hiensch-Zeijlmaker examined his teeth: ‘I noticed he...

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...

Colic: collective term for belly ache

What exactly is colic? Colic is a collective term for all conditions that cause pain in the region of the belly. Usually this pain...

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...

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