A Conversation about Foaling

Foaling can be a worrying time because of the speed of the labour and how quickly things can progress, in our latest podcast we chat about what can go wrong, when to call for help and how to spot potential issues early.

In this week’s episode, The Podcasting Equine Vets educate horse owners about foaling. Liz Somerville and Jane Haden MRCVS share the important facts about foaling:

  • What should horse owners do to prepare for their mare foaling?
  • Feeding a pregnant mare
  • Emergency foaling supplies
  • How long is a horse’s gestation period?
  • What happens when a mare has a foal?
  • The first hours after foaling
  • Foaling complications
  • Premature foals
  • Caesarean section in horses