‘Reborn’ Friesian filly

 With the help of a rope veterinarian Tineke de Haan puts pressure on the chest of a ‘dummy’ foal.Last week vet Tineke de Haan...

‘Problem’ mare not easy to get in foal

June 15, 2021A problem mare is defined as not being pregnant after three heats (Photo: Pietje Boel) Veterinarian Karin Hendriks specialises in the latest, modern...

Using selection to beat OCD

Osteochondrosis is a disorder in the development of cartilage. It starts at a very young age, somewhere between one to eight months old. It...

Numbers tell the tale : immune status foals

Early in the morning the assistant at our veterinary clinic Dier-N-artsen in Oosteind, Noord-Brabant, received a phone call from one of our regular clients....

Sick because of the beestings

May 21, 2020(Photo: Karin Sevink) Veterinarian Gerrit Kampman received a phone call from an anxious breeder. His mare had given birth to a healthy foal...

Horse too fat? Here’s some advice from Dr. Anneke Hallebeek

June 21, 2021 (Photo: iStock)Overweight in horses is a subject high on the agenda of many Friesian horse owners. Friesian horses are so-called good-doers and...

The danger of the R. Equi bacterium

May 6, 2019 Ids de Boer, MA, of Veterinary Clinic Emmeloord In April, veterinarian Ids de Boer of the Veterinary Clinic Emmeloord treated...

Tumour on the ovaries, still suitable for breeding?

One morning I receive a phone call with a request to pay a visit and scan the 6-year-old mare Beike, because she seems to...

Dental caries / tooth decay

 June 16, 2020The cavity in the molar of this 16-year-old gelding has been filled (Photo: Lingehoeve) Veterinarian Anne Hiensch-Zeijlmaker has specialised in dentistry. At the...

Real-time story: ‘Treading on eggs’

July 14, 2021‘Laminitis mostly affects the forelegs, but it can also occur in all four legs or just one leg.’ Photo: Sanne Wiersma It was...

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