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Answered 2008-07-26 16:41:33

It is best to geld a stud in the first year. It will make a better gelding and not be proud cut. That is a term for a horse that has reached adulthood and been gelded. A stud can be gelded at any age.

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Why do you geld a horse?

You geld a male horse by castration.

At what age should a horse be gelded?

A horse can be gelded at any age depending on what the situation is. Many people claim that if you wait until the horse is fully grown that the horse will have more muscle. Others say that if you geld a horse early (10 or 12 mos) that he will grow taller. I'm not sure that there is any truth to any of that. I would recommend gelding at an early age if you are going to geld. I don't think that there is any reason to leave a horse a stud if your intent is to geld him at some point. I geld at about a year old.

What age should you geld a race horse?

Around the first year as long as he has dropped.

When is a horse to old to geld a horse?

You can geld a horse any time past 6 months, but the later you wait, the less it will effect the attitude of your horse.

Is it better to geld horse?

On the light sideNot if you are the horse.

What is the age a male horse can breed?

About 3 years when the colt has become a stallion or never if you choose to geld it.

When is a good time to geld a horse?

The best time to geld a horse can vary somewhat by location and the horses age. As soon as the testicles drop a horse can be gelded, this is generally between 18 to 24 months of age. If both or neither testicle has dropped then you may have a cryptorchid which will require a more extensive castration. It is generally best to geld a horse in fall or winter to help keep pests such as flies and gnats away from the wound. But early spring can be a good time as well, provided there is not a lot of rain and mud. If the horse is aggressive or in pain then it is best to geld as soon as possible, regardless of the time of year.

Do you have to geld a male horse?

No you don't

What is the price to geld a horse?

Anywhere from $200-$400 depending on you location, your veterinarian, your horses temperament, and your horses age.

At what age do you geld a male horse?

at an early age, you don't want to wait so long that they still think they are a stallion even after you geld them, this may cause your horse to become green, be difficult to train, and have bad behavior especially around mares. My advice would to give your vet a call and discuss an appropriate date.

What does it mean when a horse is gelded?

To geld a horse is to castrate a stallion, making it a gelding.

How much does it cost to geld a 4 year old stallion?

i think it costs about $100 to geld any horse.

How much does it cost to neuter a horse?

You 'Geld' horses, not neuter and it costs alot of money, it depends what vet you go to. Depending on how the procedure is done and what is required it typically costs between $300 and $3,000 to geld a horse.

How old does a stallion have to be to geld?

Even though you can geld a colt a few months after being born, it is a good idea to geld them around two or three years old to prevent the horse from mounting horses in the pasture. This is also a good idea because this is the age where colts begin to get aggressive around mares and gelding the colt will prevent this. Waiting anywhere after five years old is probably a bad idea.

How old does a horse have to be to be neutered?

Horses can gelded at any age. Usually you would want to geld your horse when he is between yearling and 2 years old. But for minimal stress to the horse you need to wait till the testicles have dropped, because if not then the vet will have to basically search for them. Ideally you should look into gelding your horse before he reaches sexual maturity.

Masculine gender of mare?

Males can be Stallions, but also can be Geldings. To Geld a horse is to render it no longer mateable, or neutered.

Why geld a horse?

Gelding a horse means that it can no longer breed. If a horse can't breed, then you can't sell the babies for profit. In conclusion, gelding the horses is a bad decision. But, if a horse is gelded, then you won't have to worry about the horse accidentally breeding with other horses at your stables.

How do you geld a horse on howrse?

if it is less than 5 years old, you will find it under Reproduction. this is avaible at 2 and a half years.

How much does it cost to geld a stallion?

The cost of gelding a stallion depends on several different factors, including the size and age of the stallion and the area in which you live. Typically you can expect to spend at least $125 to geld a stallion.

What nicknames does Nathalie Geld go by?

Nathalie Geld goes by Nat.

Do stallion horses grow more than geldings?

If I remember correctly, from what I heard, a stallion grows more in muscle tone, while a gelding grows more in hieght. So, if you geld a horse when he is young (before he is 1) he will grow to be taller rather than..whats the word..buffer? something like that. and if you wait longer, then he will get stockier, rather than tall. If you get it in the middle, then you will have a slightly buff, slightly tall horse. However, the longer you wait to geld, the more permanent the stallionish behaviors become ingrained in the horse. If your horse is a nice mannerly colt, you can probably wait, but if he is wild and unruly, its best to geld him ASAP

How do you make your horse older on Howrse?

You can either age the horse or wait every day till the horse gains two months which that takes forever! I would age the horse for the horse to get better but don't forget to take care of the horse when you age the horse. If you don't take care of the horse, the horse won't age.

How do you say I am making money in German?

I am making money can be translated as:Ich verdiene GeldIch mache GeldIch bringe Geld ein

How old is a horse in horse years?

To find the age of a horse in horse years you multiply the horse's age in human years by 3. For example, if you have a horse that is 6 in human years it would be 18 in horse years. You can find a horse's age in horse years no matter what age the horse is in human years. Glad to help!

Why geld horses?

Many owners do not wish to breed their horses. Gelding prevents the male horse from impregnating a mare. It can also help to calm the temperament.