Gelding this time of year?

AdorableAlice

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Be guided by your vet. One of mine was done in May a few years ago, (standing) and was fine but I can't remember it being particularly hot weather.
 

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My lasting memory was a late gelded stallion in the summer... yes literally the most miserable summer.
 

Clodagh

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If the alternative is a summer of single or no turnout then I would just risk it. The flies aren't too bad here yet, they will only get worse. If your vet thinks its OK then I would crack on.
 

tristar

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if its done properly and well, keep in for three days till healed then use fly repellent in the region and turn out
 

equi

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My friends stallion was gelded around this time a few summers ago when the weather was very damp but hot, much to the displeasure of the stallions breeder/wider circle of horses known people. Vet is notorious for doing anything for a buck and no other vet would do it. He was found dead two weeks later. TBF it scared me off gelding so much i still have a stallion :/ lol
 
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