Neonatal Maladjustment Syndrome in Foals

Foals with neonatal maladjustment syndrome, also known as “dummy foals”, appear healthy at birth, but soon exhibit neurological abnormalities.

Flexural Limb Deformity

Flexural limb deformity occurs in young foals and can take two forms: contracted tendons and laxity.

Equine Rotavirus

Equine rotavirus damages the lining of the intestines, inhibiting digestion and absorption of food.

Rhodococcus equi

Rhodococcus equi is a bacterium that lives in the soil and can cause pneumonia in young foals.


Parasites in the genus Cryptosporidium are an important source of gastrointestinal disease in humans and animals globally.

Clostridium perfringens

Clostridium perfringens is a bacteria that causes inflammation of the small and large intestine.

Lavender Foal Syndrome (LFS)

Lavender foal syndrome (LFS) is an inherited disease that causes neurological dysfunction in newborn Arabian foals.


Hydrocephalus is an excessive accumulation of fluid in the brain that results in a dome-shaped head.