Mare Care

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Endocrine Disease and Laminitis in Broodmares

November 24, 2013

Endocrine changes associated with pregnancy might increase a broodmare's risk of developing laminitis.... Read More

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ACT 2013 Wrap-Up

November 13, 2013

Here are just a few highlights from the comprehensive equine sessions at this year's ACT Conference.... Read More

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Sertich to Review Mare Anatomy, Physiology, and Behavior

November 13, 2013

Dr. Patricia Sertich will review mare anatomy, physiology, and abnormalities known to cause behavior changes.... Read More

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Should You Breed Your Mare? Add Up These Costs First!

November 12, 2013

Breeding a horse costs more than the stud fee. ... Read More

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2014 UK Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course Scheduled

October 25, 2013

The events will feature lectures on university programs, equine reproduction, and horse management issues. ... Read More

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Oxytocin Injections to Suppress Estrus in Mares

October 24, 2013

Oxytocin injections allowed the corpus luteum to keep producing progesterone and the mare to stay out of heat.... Read More

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Broodmare Nutrition: Preparing for Fall and Winter

October 23, 2013

Mares in good body condition have a reservoir of stored fat that can be used during cold winter weather.... Read More

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Contraceptive Vaccine Use

October 14, 2013

Are general horse owners using the contraceptive vaccine porcine zona pellucida (or PZP)?... Read More

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CEM Screening Techniques Tested

October 02, 2013

Researchers sought to find the optimal test method and swab sites for CEM screenings in South Africa.... Read More

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Top Reproduction Studies of 2012-'13

September 24, 2013

Two veterinarians describe recent equine reproduction studies they found interesting and influential.... Read More

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Pseudo Pregnancy in Horses

September 21, 2013

Dr. Erin Denney-Jones answers a listener’s question about false pregnancies in mares. ... Read More

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Parasite Control Recommendations for Mares and Foals

September 15, 2013

Times are changing when it comes to parasite control. Learn how to control parasites in broodmares and foals.... Read More

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Could Intrauterine Marbles Cause Pyometra in Mares?

September 05, 2013

Previously veterinarians had not noted significant complications with this method of estrus suppression.... Read More

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Horse Pain and its Impact on Reproduction

August 24, 2013

Learn how equine pain might influence reproduction ability, along with how to detect subtle signs of pain.... Read More

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Oviduct Issues in Mares

August 21, 2013

While oviduct-related fertility issues are rare in horses, breeders should be aware of what can go wrong.... Read More

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Prostaglandins for Controlling Mares' Estrous Cycles

August 17, 2013

Learn how administering prostaglandins can help breeders improve their mares' chances of becoming pregnant.... Read More

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Equine Placentitis Update

August 16, 2013

Placentitis is the most common cause of late-term abortion and remains challenging to diagnose and treat.... Read More

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2013 Theriogenology Conference Kicks Off

August 07, 2013

The Society for Theriogenology's Conference starts Aug. 7 and continues through Aug. 10 in Louisville, Ky.... Read More

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Study: Broodmares on Pasture Don't Always Need Grain

July 07, 2013

Lactating mares on good quality pasture didn't need grain to maintain their weight or their foals' growth.... Read More

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TOBA Breeding Clinic Concludes in Lexington

June 03, 2013

Presentations topics ranged from the physiological details of reproduction and foaling to diets and nutrition.... Read More

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2013 Update on Nocardioform Placentitis in Kentucky Mares

May 27, 2013

Subsequent to the nocardioform placentitis surge in 2011, research in this field has progressed. ... Read More

Article

Understanding Mare and Foal Behavior (AAEP 2012)

May 22, 2013

A behaviorist describes mare and foal behavior and how to avoid perpetuating undesirable orphan foal behavior.... Read More

Article

Fescue Grass Toxicity in Broodmares

May 19, 2013

During the breeding and foaling season, lush fescue pastures could create problems for pregnant mares.... Read More

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Pre-Breeding to Foaling: Mare and Stallion Care

May 14, 2013

Get ready for breeding season with one hour of healthcare information for broodmare and stallion owners.... Read More

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New Test Helps Vets Diagnose Placentitis in Pregnant Mares

May 06, 2013

Vets might be able to determine if some mares are at risk of late-term abortion by conducting a blood test.... Read More