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BY Dr. Paddy Todhunter Specialist Equine Surgeon. What is normal conformation and what are we looking at in assessing conformation? Conformation is essentially how the legs of a horse are put together and the alignment of the legs. It plays an important role in a horse’s soundness and athletic ability. To assess a foals conformation, [...]
BY Dr. Lisanne Gallent Medicine Specialist. It’s that time of year! As exciting as foaling season can be, what do you do when your new arrival gets sick or isn’t thriving as you’d expect? Here at NEC we offer everything in neonatal foal care ranging from healthy foal checks to intensive and critical care under the [...]
By. Dr Cecilia Cortina Di Favria, DVM What do I do if I want to breed my mare? Making a good plan is essential for a positive outcome. We can help you with this. First, decide whether your mare needs to go away to the stallion or breeding farm or whether you can keep her [...]
One of our awesome vets, Dr. Cecilia Cortina di Favria is now a certified Equine Acupuncturist (IVAS). To give you some additional treatment options for your horse, we will now be offering acupuncture services. So what is Equine acupuncture? Acupuncture involves the stimulation of precise occupants on the body and is part of one of [...]
Normal foaling: Stage I Labor: 1-6 hrs (mare heating up) Stage II Labor: 15-30 minutes (from time water breaks to foal on ground) Stage III Labor: Placenta must be passed within 3 hrs of foaling. Ensure placenta is intact. After foaling: Foal standing within 1 hr Foal suckling within 2-3 hr (Call vet if foal has [...]
The Equivac HeV vaccine is the single most important step in protecting your horse and your family against the deadly Hendra Virus. Newcastle Equine Centre strongly recommends that all horses are vaccinated. The vaccine must be given by a veterinarian, involves 1 initial injection, followed by another injection 3-6 weeks after, then another 6 months [...]