This video webcast consists of two parts. The first covers the basics of the mare's reproductive cycle including estrus, diestrus, anestrus, seasonality, adding lights, outward signs, and the hormones involved. Part two covers the basics of the normal delivery process of foals including lots of pictures, when NOT it interfere, when TO interfere, and when to call for help. A helpful refresher course as we enter breeding and foaling season.
Geoff Tucker, DVM received his veterinarian degree at Cornell University. Though Dr. Tucker graduated from one of the top elite veterinarian schools in all of the country, he is extremely down to earth, caring and has a true passion for educating horse owners and helping equine animals throughout the globe. He is the founder of the Equine Practice, Inc. Visit his website to learn more about Dr. Tucker and to access his educational articles and webinars through his online learning center, The Horse's Advocate.
A collaborative effort produced by the USSHBA Education Committee, USSHBA members, and our partners.