Colts are generally castrated for ease of management. At Agnew Equine we are happy to perform castrations at your home stables. Castrations are usually performed under standing sedation but occassionaly a general anaesthetic may be required for the proceedure to be performed safely. For more information about castrations click here.
Castration is generally regarded as being a routine procedure, and in the vast majority of cases it is both straightforward and uncomplicated. However, it should not be forgotten that it is an invasive surgery and occasionally complications will occur.