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...

Disease caused by tick bites, or not?

May 17, 2021 After hacking out in the woods the owner frequently needed to remove a tick from Sytske. (Photo: Sanne Ramkema) The owner of Sytske,...

Afterbirth quickly expelled with ‘garden hose method’

Mares retaining their afterbirth are at risk of becoming seriously ill. Veterinarian Mark Meijer by chance discovered a treatment to swiftly expel the afterbirth....

‘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...

‘Problem’ mare not easy to get in foal

June 15, 2021 A problem mare is defined as not being pregnant after three heats (Photo: Pietje Boel) Veterinarian Karin Hendriks specialises in the latest, modern...

Using selection to beat OCD

Osteochondrosis is a disorder in the development of cartilage. It starts at a very young age, somewhere between one to eight months old. It...

Sick because of the beestings

May 21, 2020 (Photo: Karin Sevink) Veterinarian Gerrit Kampman received a phone call from an anxious breeder. His mare had given birth to a healthy foal...

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...

Dental caries / tooth decay

  June 16, 2020 The cavity in the molar of this 16-year-old gelding has been filled (Photo: Lingehoeve) Veterinarian Anne Hiensch-Zeijlmaker has specialised in dentistry. At the...

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...

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