Mare Care


Understanding the Mare's Transitional Period

April 05, 2016

Find out how light can impact a mares's ovulatory cycles. ... Read More


Laser Safe for Uterine Cyst Removal, Future Foaling Rates

March 28, 2016

Foaling rates one and two years after successful cyst removal via laser photoablation were 74% and 65%, respectively.... Read More


UK Researchers Study MicroRNAs Throughout Gestation in Mares

March 25, 2016

MicroRNA, a small nonprotein coding gene, holds potential as a novel way to diagnose various diseases in the horse. ... Read More


AAEP Announces Summer Continuing Education for Vets

March 24, 2016

Seminar topics include imaging the equine neck, reproduction, and soft-tissue injuries in performance horses.... Read More


Good Survival Rates After Uterine Tear Repair

March 19, 2016

Eighty-one percent of mares survived with treatment and 77% of mares bred the subsequent year carried a foal to term.... Read More


Eastern Tent Caterpillar Egg Hatch Underway in Kentucky

March 18, 2016

Eastern tent caterpillar consumption can cause late-term foal losses, early- and late-term fetal losses, and weak foals.... Read More


Study: Some Mares Find Rectal Ultrasounds Stressful

March 18, 2016

Nonlactating Thoroughbred mares perceived transrectal ultrasound exams as modest temporary stressors.... Read More


'Breeding Bonny' Could Help Students With Reproductive Exams

March 18, 2016

Researchers recently tested an equine gynecological exam simulator for its suitability in veterinary training programs.... Read More


Free Lecture to Cover Equine Pregnancy

March 14, 2016

Jennifer Linton, VMD, will describe what to expect when your horse is expecting on April 5 at the New Bolton Center.... Read More


15 Facts About Breeding Sport Horses

March 04, 2016

Learn about the special challenges related to breeding sport horse mares and stallions in our Vet On Demand companion! ... Read More


Sport Horse Reproduction: Challenges and Solutions

February 29, 2016

Equine repro specialist Dr. Etta Bradecamp overviews obstacles related to breeding performance mares and stallions.... Read More


Toxin Associated With C. perfringens Identified

February 25, 2016

Researchers recently identified the NetF toxin in foals in Kentucky.... Read More


5 Tips for Feeding Lactating Mares

February 21, 2016

Lactating mares must maintain weight while providing foals with critical nutrients. Here's how to feed them.... Read More

Prior to vitrification, the veterinarian punctures the embryo and extracts fluid to prevent ice crystal formation, which damages cells upon thawing.


Scientists Fine-Tune Embryo Freezing Methods for Fertility

February 19, 2016

Researchers are hoping to make the preferred embryo freezing procedure available to more breeders.... Read More


A Review of the Many Faces of Placentitis

February 15, 2016

Placentitis can wreak havoc for mare owners, so it's important for vets to have a good understanding of the condition.... Read More


FDA Approves Dewormer for Use in Broodmares

February 02, 2016

The FDA has approved Quest Plus (moxidectin/praziquantel) for use in breeding, pregnant, and lactating mares. ... Read More


Practical Reproduction Studies of 2015

February 02, 2016

A recap of studies on topics ranging from prostaglandin treatment of mares to semen quality in stallions.... Read More


Measuring SAA Can Help Identify Health Issues Early

January 23, 2016

Vets can use SAA levels to differentiate between systemic inflammation and noninflammatory diseases in horses.... Read More


How to Predict When a Mare Will Foal

January 17, 2016

Many breeders use a combination of the available options to predict when a mare will foal.... Read More


Foal Sex, Gestation Length Heritable Through Mare Bloodlines

January 14, 2016

This marks the first time such a connection has been made in any mammalian species.... Read More


Heart Rate Variability to Monitor Unborn Foals' Health

January 09, 2016

Heart rate variability gives a broader and possibly more accurate look at fetal well-being than heart rate alone.... Read More


New Diagnostic Procedures to Detect XY Mares

November 22, 2015

The new procedures could make sterile mares with XY sex chromosomes easier and less expensive for breeders to detect.... Read More


Breeding the Problem Mare With Endometritis

November 15, 2015

Learn how to manage these challenging cases and improve the mare's chance of producing a live foal.... Read More


The Uterine Environment's Impact on Foal Metabolism

November 14, 2015

Researchers say the uterine environment can significantly impact a foal's future bone health, metabolism, and more.... Read More


New Bolton Center to Hold Special Event About Foaling

November 05, 2015

Lecture topics will include dystocia, care of a sick foal, and postpartum mare management.... Read More