The Madigan Rope Technique was developed several years ago by Dr. John Madigan of the University of California at Davis. This technique, when followed step by step, can help “dummy” foals to nurse better, and as a result, become more active and healthy. These three videos depict a step-by-step procedure on how to use the Madigan Rope Technique, and you can read more about it in “Stud Farm Diaries: Dystocia, Foaling Preparation, and the Madigan Rope Technique” within our June 2018 issue (page 142).
Step 1: Putting Rope On
Step 2: Pulling On Rope
Step 3: Release Rope and Foal Stands Up