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All about castration

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All about castration

Castration is one of the most commonly performed equine surgical procedures. Most operations go well and wounds heal uneventfully, with your horse returning to work within a month of the operation. There are various options to consider before your horse has the operation and you will need to speak to your vet to decide what is best for your horse and your situation.

Preparing to incise the scrotum for castration
©Dr Chris Whitton

What are the advantages of getting my horse castrated?

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What is involved?

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How long will it take for my horse to recover from the operation?

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