What is a Caslick and Why Do Some Mares Get Them?

Dr. Ryan Ferris explains the purpose of using Caslick’s on certain mares and how they can improve mare fertility.
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What is a Caslick and Why Do Some Mares Get Them?
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Dr. Ryan Ferris explains the purpose of using Caslick’s on certain mares and how they can improve mare fertility.

This podcast is an excerpt from our Ask TheHorse Live Q&A, “Get Ready for Equine Breeding Season”. Listen to the full recording here.

Dr. Ryan Ferris explains the purpose of using Caslick’s on certain mares and how they can improve mare fertility.8/15/2019 13:15

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Ryan Ferris, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACT, owns Summit Equine in Newberg, Oregon, with his wife, Dr. Dora Ferris. The practice specializes in equine reproduction and sports medicine. He graduated from veterinary school at Washington State University in 2007 and then completed an internship in equine surgery, medicine and reproduction at the Equine Medical Center of Ocala in 2008. He subsequently completed a two-year equine theriogenology residency program at Colorado State University (CSU) and worked at its Equine Reproduction Laboratory from several years.

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