Tag: Foal Raising
AQHA Disease Panel Testing
It’s that time of year again. Before the mad rush of the Christmas season begins, it’s time for me to get all of my records in order with the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA). Time to get the foals registered (before they become 7 months of age), time to ask questions for any of the […]
Happy Mother’s Day!
Happy Mother’s Day to all you wonderful ladies out there! If you’ve been following along to My Stable Life this week, you’ll know that because today is a special day, I have a big announcement to make – the winner of 2 tickets to Odysseo! But first, in honor of today I have a few […]
The loss of a mare that relates to her foaling experience is heartbreaking, especially when it should be a time of celebration. In such situations, it may also be necessary to locate colostrum within the first 24 hours to provide the orphan foal with the immunity it requires. In 1997, Albertan Peter Hurst created Cyberfoal.com. […]
BY SUSAN KAUFFMANN Avoid fretting, but be aware of what scenarios are cause for concern in the weanling. Laid out here, are eight issues commonly seen in weanling horses, along with explanations to help you tell if you need to worry or not. 1. Not eating feed It is not at all uncommon for young horses, […]
Abnormal Horse Temperatures
Originally published in the Western Horse Review magazine. BY JENN WEBSTER What is a horse’s normal temperature and when is it time to be alarmed? A horse’s age will cause normal temperature variations. Foals for example, have slightly higher body temperatures than mature animals – often 38.5 to 39˚C. Exercise will cause a slight elevation […]
Digital Evolution, German Martingales & More
You may have heard already that the May / June Western Horse Review is out! But if you're like me and you can't wait for your printed copy to arrive in the mail, did you know you can now access the digital magazine on your iPhone, iPad touch or iPad? That's right! The magazine is […]
Transporting Mares & Foals
Protecting Your Mare From Rhino
This is why it’s so important to vaccinate your pregnant mares at 5,7 and 9 months of pregnancy.
Best Babies Photo Contest
Our last batch of great baby photos!