LIVE: What Foaling Season Means to Horse Breeders

 
By Speaker: Dr. Audrey Kelleman • Published: March 3rd, 2012
Category: Animal Airwaves
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Live Edition: Animal Airwaves—Live is an hour-long call-in show that airs between 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturdays on WUFT-FM in Gainesville. The show features faculty members from the UF Veterinary Hospitals who address a variety of topics relating to pet health care, including companion animals, exotic pets and horses.

Springtime is foaling season for horse breeders, but what exactly does that mean in terms of medical and nutritional management? Why is it important to have a veterinarian involved throughout the breeding process? Learn more about the common problems breeders encounter during foaling season and how veterinarians at the UF Large Animal Hospital work with horse owners to prevent problems from occurring in mares at various stages of pregnancy when Dr. Audrey Kelleman, a specialist in equine reproduction, shares her experience and insights.