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....

Foals on their own feet

August 20, 2020 For foals it’s very important to have a playmate to grow up with. For the whole summer the foals have been in the...

Ambitious breeding programme in Mexico taking shape

Mexican veterinarian Filix in actionTo breed foals from approved Friesian Studbook stallions breeders in foreign countries often have to resort to frozen semen from...

‘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...

Real time story: when foaling is not straightforward

During one of veterinarian Ids de Boer’s weekend duties his phone rang in the middle of the night. It was a call about a...

Real life story: sand colic

Shortly after dinner veterinarian Eric Raterink received a phone call from the owner of Famke, a 12-year-old mare. The mare had suddenly come down...

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...

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...

Overdue dental care

The 19-year-old gelding Zorro was referred to De Lingehoeve in Lienden because of dental problems. Veterinarian Anne Hiensch-Zeijlmaker examined his teeth: ‘I noticed he...

Holistic approach to tendon injuries

 September 23, 2021‘So always look further than just the tendon itself when examining tendon injuries and take time for the healing of tendon injuries,’...

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