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The castration of a male horse is a complex operation. If you love your horse, please consult a veterinarian. Gelding is NOT an operation that you can carry out at home. It is excruciatingly painful for the horse if not done with proper anaesthesia and the quietest animal will probably injure you badly.

If you just cut off the testicles, you will cause such severe haemorraging that you could even kill the horse. Vets go through a complicated procedure to remove them and sometimes just crush the spermatic cord without removing the testicles.

Whichever method is used, it is absolutely not a job for anybody except a competent, qualified vet. Do not risk hurting your horse and yourself by trying to do it without the proper knowledge and equipment.

Do not try to do this on your own. I have seen a vet in the process of gelding a horse. it is difficult even for trained vets. if you try to by yourself, even if you are a skilled horseperson, unless you are a vet it is not smart at all to geld it yourself. Call a vet. You and/or your horse would go through horrible pain or death. Do not blame the horse if he is in pain.

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Why do you geld a horse?

You geld a male horse by castration.

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.

Do you have to geld a male horse?

No you don't

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.

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.

At what age can you geld a horse?

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.

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.

What age should you geld a race horse?

Around the first year as long as he has dropped.

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.

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.

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