Pre-Foaling Examinations6 days
Foaling season is here and it can be a very nervous time, especially for first time breeders. There are a few simple things that can be done to optimize your broodmare’s health, foal’s health and your own health! Having the …Read More
There are a few options for foaling a mare. The first question to answer is if you want to foal your mare at home or in a stud situation. Stud A stud situation is good for several reasons. Reputable studs …Read More
Management of your broodmare through the autumn and winter is usually a quiet time. However, there are a few points that are important. The basics are still important and with a pregnant mare you are taking care of the mare …Read More
We are all getting sick of the rain, cold and mud so it is hard to start thinking about warmer weather, foals being born and re-breeding our mares. Here are just a few tips for preparing your broodmare for the …Read More
Previously known as Equine Cushing’s Disease, PPID is a common hormonal dysfunction in horses. It can affect as many as 1 in 5 horses and ponies over the age of 15 but can also be seen in younger horses. In …Read More
It has often been said that if there is “no foot, then there is no horse.” What this means is that horses do not cope well if they have bad feet or an injury that does not allow them to …Read More
Franklin Vets Update March 20185 months
The latest newsletter from the large animal team at Franklin Vets with articles from the Franklin Vet Club Trust, our dairy, equine, and lifestyle vets, plus all the good deals going at the moment.
Unfortunately, due to low numbers, this has been cancelled. We apologise for the inconvenience.
The latest newsletter from the large animal team at Franklin Vets with articles, ads, information about our upcoming fishing competition, and even a competition or two!
Franklin Vets Update October 201710 months
The latest newsletter from the large animal team at Franklin Vets with articles, ads, and even a competition!
How can acupuncture help my horse?10 months
Acupuncture is a beneficial adjunctive therapy for many issues including muscle soreness and tension, chronic pain (eg. Arthritis, laminitis), nerve damage, immune stimulation, and much more. Acupuncture cannot fix a hoof abscess, or cure arthritis, and a complete lameness workup …Read More