Get ready for foaling season with presentation by reproductive experts

A foal stands next to her mother, as the mother grazes

Oh, baby – it’s time to prepare for foaling!

Horse breeders, anticipating mares giving birth this spring, may learn important details about foaling during a free, online presentation featuring Colorado State University equine veterinarians starting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 20.

Tune in!

Drs. Patrick McCue and Ryan Ferris pose with a dark brown horse
Drs. Pat McCue, left, and Ryan Ferris will present information and answer questions about foaling.

Tune in by visiting the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences Paging Dr. Ram Google+ Hangout.

The presentation will be live and interactive. It will cover topics including caring for broodmares, predicting foaling, response during a difficult birth, and tending new foals.

The presenters are Drs. Patrick McCue and Ryan Ferris, foaling experts with Colorado State’s renowned Equine Reproduction Laboratory.

Ask questions in advance by emailing cvmbs-socialmedia@colostate.edu. Questions also may be sent through Twitter, Facebook, or Google+ using the hashtag #PagingDrRam. Veterinarians likewise will field questions submitted during the session.

Featured presenters:

  • Ryan Ferris, D.V.M, Diplomate, American College of Theriogenologists. Ferris is involved in the clinical broodmare, foaling and embryo transfer programs at the CSU Equine Reproduction Laboratory. An instructor in the Department of Clinical Sciences, he also consults on reproduction cases and emergencies at the CSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital.

This free presentation is offered through the video chat service Google+ Hangout.

Media Assets

Headshot of a foal Foal headshot

A foal stands next to her mother, as the mother grazes Foal and mother

Drs. Patrick McCue and Ryan Ferris pose with a dark brown horse Drs. McCue and Ferris with horse