• Common Foaling Complications
    Foaling,  Horse Breeding,  Mare Care

    Common Foaling Complications

    Foaling, or the process of giving birth to a foal, can be a complex and unpredictable event. Foaling complications during the birthing process can occur, but their frequency can vary depending on various factors such as the age, health, and breed of the mare, as well as the foal’s size and position. Studies have shown that the incidence of foaling complications ranges from 5% to 25%, with the highest risk occurring in older mares and those with a history of previous foaling problems. These complications can be serious and potentially life-threatening for both the mare and foal, so it is important for horse owners and caretakers to be prepared and…