Horse reproductive diseases can affect horse health in more ways than just their ability to reproduce effectively. Some reproductive diseases can cripple, lead to other more serious afflictions and even kill. A basic knowledge of some of the most common horse reproductive diseases is a good way to start protecting your horse.
Castration is a common practice in the care of a horse''s health and a preventive measure in the overall health of a horse''s reproductive system. It is a necessary operation that can lead to complications and endanger the health of a horse. Most of the issues are common and if handled immediately will not result in any further complications:
Here is a list of some of the more common horse reproductive diseases:
Tumors affecting the testicles or penis in the mare barrenness is equally due to a variety of causes:
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