In this lecture, an overview of the assessment and management of emergencies related to the male and female urogenital tracts will be given. This will include management of mares that develop dystocia and the options for resolution, together with identification and management of life-threatening disorders that may develop in the mare following parturition. Life threatening complications that can develop following castration will then be covered, including horses that are at increased risk of these. The identification and management of these complications will also be covered. Finally, management of acute conditions of the scrotum, prepuce and penis will be covered.
By the end of this lecture, delegates should be able to: