Gelding/Castrating Male Horses

Why and when should you geld or castrate a stallion, and what’s involved in the procedure? How should you care for the new gelding afterward? Dr. Christy Corp-Minamiji of Davis, California, explains.
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Why and when should you geld or castrate a stallion, and what’s involved in the procedure? How should you care for the new gelding afterward? Dr. Christy Corp-Minamiji of Davis, California, explains.

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Christy Corp-Minamiji, DVM, practices large animal medicine in Northern California, with particular interests in equine wound management and geriatric equine care. She and her husband have three children, and she writes fiction and creative nonfiction in her spare time.

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