Castration of a Colt
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"...Castration has been used to control masculine/aggressive behavior in the male horse for hundreds of years. In medieval times, kings rode stallions, and people of less stature often were described as riding geldings. Castration also is called gelding, cutting, or emasculating. The scientific name for castration is orchidectomy--orchid meaning testicle and -ectomy meaning to remove or resect. ..." Castration In The Horse

Why Castration? When To Castrate?

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First posted: Jan 27, 2017
Last update: Jan 27, 2017