Foal Handling and Stud Practice -25th-26th July 2020


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Handling the Young Foal Clinic

On this one day course your studies will include:

  • To identify the three stages of foaling
  • To identify the vital early stages of life in a new-born foal
  • Aspects of imprinting the foal
  • The main diseases and problems related to a neonate
  • The correct and most humane way to handle the young foal*
  • To recognise foal behaviour
  • Various methods of weaning
  • The best methods of parasite control
  • Appropriate vaccination programmes
  • Foal growth and hoof care (including corrective trimming)
  • (* Hands on for some students, further practical experience can be gained on the five day course if requested.)

Stud Operation & Practice

  • On this one day clinic your studies will include:
  • Broodmare management
  • Stallion selection
  • Stallion management
  • Codes of practice for major contagious diseases
  • Foaling and foal management
  • Disease control
  • Discussion on ethics