I'm gelding my 9 year old stallion this year (he's an incredible boy and we keep him at home so no issues there - I just want him to be my sons horse and kids can't show stallions).
Now my question is whether it is too late in the year to geld him? I know a lot of people say fall or spring when bugs are down. I live in Illinois so I would expect snow to be falling in the next month or less (more likely less).
Would there be any major issues with gelding him now instead of waiting for spring (as I'd like him healed up before show season)?