How Long is a Foal's Digestive System a Blank Slate?

March, 2023 \ by Casie Bazay

Published: March 2022 | Updated: March 2023 As many of us know by now, immune health is closely tied to the microbial population within the gut. This is true for...

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Foal Heat in Horses: How to Protect the Newborn Foal

February, 2023 \ by Casie Bazay Collaborator

Published: July 2020 | Updated: February 2023  Foal heat is what we call the first estrus or mare heat cycle after foaling, and it usually begins 6-12 days after the...

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Set Up the Newborn Foal’s Immune System for Success

January, 2023 \ by Amanda Bradbery, Ph.D. Collaborator

Published: June 2020 | Updated: January 2023 Key Takeaways: Researchers have discovered that the mare passes her microbiome on to her foal, just like a woman passes it on to...

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The Foal’s First Three Hours

March, 2022 \ by Casie Bazay

Foal’s First Hours You’ve been anxiously awaiting the birth of your foal, and now that it’s here you may be wondering what you should and shouldn’t do as far as...

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Top 10 Practical Essentials Missing from your Foaling Kit

February, 2021 \ by Emily Dickson Collaborator

The long awaited baby foal is about to enter the world and you’re doing everything you can to get prepared. You’ve prepped a perfect foaling stall, you’re watching mama like...

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What you need to know about joint ill in foals

February, 2021 \ by Brittany Silvers

One day you have a happy and healthy foal, running and playing, exploring the world around them and learning new things. Suddenly, they seem different; they seem more lethargic, have...

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