He does follow one pony mare around all the time but he really doesn't cause any trouble at all. These include horses with retained testicles, smaller ponies and some donkeys. The rest sounds like logistics to me, honestly. We try to avoid using a general anaesthetic wherever possible by using a standing technique under deep sedation and local anaesthetic as we believe that this method is safer for the majority of our patients however, some cases require a general anaesthetic. I have him at the trainers to see if that helps with his attitude.
Though i'm lead to believe this horse was always a mongrel, lol! He has an outstanding lineage with papers to prove it. The surgical site will need to be inspected on a daily basis for rapid detection of any possible complications. He had already had him down for one surgery and has said never again. It is traditionally done in the spring of the yearling year, but in reality it can be performed earlier, as a foal, or later in life. He took to it like a duck to water, has zilch interest in mares even if they throw themselves at him and is a much nicer horse to be around. He has always been turned out alone.
Gelding an older stallion
He went from a well behaved stallion that could be paddocked with other horses and handled by complete beginners at home. In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register. After the castration, some bleeding will occur because the incisions are not sutured and the skin and blood vessels may still bleed. We have a 19yo stallion which we're considering having gelded. Ann, If you like him I would get him to a good clinic have him vetted thoroughly if everything is OK then immediately castrated in the clinic. His mother was going to put the old horse down because she did not want to pay for feeding him while her son was in Reform School. The bleeding is controlled with an emasculator — a tool which cuts and crushes at the same time.
Often it is the fear of other horse owners and their paradigms and beliefs about stallions that makes things difficult for mannerly stallions and their owners. If you have an emergency at any other time, please still call the office on the usual number Posted on Wednesday, August 04, - In most situations a second incision is required for removal of the second testicle. This is difficult to say.