Recent News for Mare Care and Problems


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


USEF Announces New Equine Vaccination Rule

November 12, 2015

All horses must be accompanied by documentation of equine influenza and herpesvirus vaccinations within six months.... Read More


What's Lurking in Your Forage?

November 09, 2015

From toxins and molds to opossum droppings and animal carcasses, forage can contain a variety of harmful contaminants.... 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


All Wound Up

October 30, 2015

Physiological stress can be an important equine welfare issue. Here's what you should know.... Read More


Broodmare Nutrition: Preparing for Fall and Winter

October 25, 2015

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


2016 UK Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course Scheduled

October 23, 2015

Lecture topics will include mare, stallion, and foal care; navicular syndrome; the digestive tract; and more.... Read More


New Bolton Center Seeks Volunteer Foal Sitters for 2016

October 20, 2015

Foal sitters assist veterinarians and staff with a variety of tasks in the neonatal intensive care unit.... Read More


Does Dam or Sire Age Affect Offspring Gender?

October 17, 2015

Researchers noted differences in the probability of producing a filly or colt based on the mares' and stallions' ages.... Read More


International Equine Disease Report, Second Quarter 2015

October 15, 2015

Reported diseases include vesicular stomatitis, equine infectious anemia, strangles, influenza, herpesvirus, and more.... Read More


Manifestations of Equine Herpesvirus-1

October 13, 2015

Learn how the respiratory, reproductive, and neurologic forms of equine herpesvirus-1 can impact your horse.... Read More


Managing Pregnant Mares

October 13, 2015

How to feed, house and, yes, even exercise your mommy-to-be. ... Read More


First Equine Leptospirosis Vaccine Introduced

October 09, 2015

The USDA-approved vaccine prevents the disease responsible for foal abortion, kidney and liver failure, and uveitis.... Read More


Test Shows Minnesota Horse Did Not Have EHV-1

September 23, 2015

The horse developed neurologic signs at the Minnesota State 4-H Horse Show and was euthanized Sept. 18.... Read More


Neurologic Horse Euthanized at Minnesota State 4-H Show

September 21, 2015

The horse was euthanized Sept. 18 after developing neurologic signs. EHV-1 test results are expected this week.... Read More


CEM: What Every Stallion Owner Should Know

September 18, 2015

Here are some steps breeders should take to help keep the United States free of contagious equine metritis (CEM). ... Read More


Foals and CPR: What You Should Know

September 11, 2015

If you administer CPR to a foal that's not breathing in time, your baby could be one of the 40-90% that fully recover.... Read More


Social Communication and Equine Reproductive Success

September 06, 2015

Domestic horses' reproductive efficiency is often lower than that of feral horses. Does modern husbandry play a role?... Read More


Study Reveals Equine Influenza Case Numbers on the Rise

August 18, 2015

For the third year in a row, the number of influenza cases in the United States is increasing, a recent study revealed.... Read More


Do Donkeys Pose a Disease Threat to Horses at Events?

August 17, 2015

Researchers found no evidence that donkeys pose more of a disease threat than horses at mixed-equine events.... Read More


How Does Light Impact Horses?

August 15, 2015

Light drives the internal clocks of all organisms. Here's how it impacts horses, from broodmares to equine athletes.... Read More


Responsible, Purposeful Horse Breeding

August 12, 2015

Are you considering breeding your mare? Do your homework ahead of time to ensure it's the right choice for you.... Read More


My Horse Has a Fever. Now What?

August 04, 2015

Learn to recognize the signs of various temperature-raising conditions.... Read More