Mare Care

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Diagnosing Placentitis in Mares

March 28, 2013

In this UK Lecture Series video, Dr. Barry A. Ball shares new diagnostic approaches for placentitis in mares.... Read More

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Study: Acupuncture Doesn't Impact Ovulation (AAEP 2012)

March 18, 2013

Ovulation in healthy mares was not impacted by acupuncture in this study.... Read More

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Top Equine Reproduction Studies of 2012 (AAEP 2012)

March 14, 2013

Dr. Pat McCue gives a rundown on a number of 2012's practical equine reproductive studies.... Read More

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Treating Fungal Infections in Mares (AAEP 2012)

March 12, 2013

Prompt diagnosis and treatment of fungal uterine infections are necessary for a positive outcome.... Read More

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Tips for Keeping Mares in Foal (AAEP 2012)

March 07, 2013

Proper and timely intervention can mean the difference between a live foal and a lost one. ... Read More

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Diet's Effect on Broodmare Lactation Described (AAEP 2012)

February 20, 2013

Supporting broodmares' overall and nutritional health during lactation is especially crucial.... Read More

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Five Factors that Impact Gestation, Foaling (AAEP 2012)

February 19, 2013

One veterinarian describes five factors that can negatively impact pregnancy and how to respond to them.... Read More

Viable Eastern tent caterpillar egg masses will be partly or completely covered with a brownish coating, without obvious holes. They are found on twigs of cherry and other trees on twigs.

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Eastern Tent Caterpillar Outlook for Spring 2013

February 13, 2013

Experts report that the eastern tent caterpillar egg hatch will likely begin in mid-March in Central Kentucky.... Read More

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Metabolic Syndrome Dangerous for Pregnant Mares (AAEP 2012)

February 05, 2013

Equine metabolic syndrome can put pregnant mares in an especially precarious in situation.... Read More

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Using Mature Hay for Bedding: Potential for Tall Fescue Toxicity

January 24, 2013

Ergovaline levels over 200 ppb (parts per billion) in mature hay can cause fescue toxicity in pregnant mares.... Read More

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Detailed Instructions to Mate Mares Postpartum (AAEP 2012)

January 14, 2013

Several important factors must be considered before deciding whether to breed a mare on a foal heat.... Read More

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The Miniature Horse: More Than Just a Smaller Horse

January 13, 2013

Miniature Horses are more susceptible to some health problems than their larger counterparts.... Read More

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Problem Breeding Mare Table Topic (AAEP 2012)

December 30, 2012

Attendees discussed anovulatory follicles, ovulation induction agents, oviductal dysfunction, and more.... Read More

Article

12 Christmas Wishes for Horses, Owners from Veterinary Experts

December 25, 2012

Consider the following "wishes" equine experts made to help maximize your horses' quality of life. ... Read More

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UK Researcher Evaluates Uses for Anti-Müllerian Hormone Testing

December 18, 2012

Experts advise ruling out medical issues for animals experiencing behavior problems before taking other steps.... Read More

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UK to Host 2013 Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course

December 04, 2012

The programs will highlight industry research findings, reproduction topics, and horse management issues.... Read More

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EPM and Pregnancy

December 04, 2012

Are there anytreatments available for EPM that are safe for use in pregnant mares?... Read More

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Udder Issues for the Mare

December 03, 2012

Take any swelling, asymmetry, or other abnormality of your mare's udder seriously.... Read More

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Commentary: Have a Plan Before Breeding your Mare

December 03, 2012

It is important to consider everything involved in breeding before bringing another horse into the world.... Read More

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Managing Fungal Endometritis in Broodmares

December 02, 2012

Use a multidimensional treatment approach to give mares the best chance for recovery.... Read More

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Suppressing Estrus in Mares

November 29, 2012

Most options can lessen the effects of estrus while still allowing mares a second career as a broodmare.... Read More

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Mares and Hormones

November 01, 2012

Estrous cycles and certain disease processes can affect mares' reproductive hormones.... Read More

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Progesterone Delivery Device Evaluated in Broodmares

October 13, 2012

Researchers found an intravaginal progesterone-releasing device effective in inducing early estrus in mares.... Read More

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Mobile Blue Light Therapy for Broodmares

October 12, 2012

Mobile blue-light therapy is as effective at advancing seasonality as indoor barn lighting.... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Daniel Hestad

September 29, 2012

Hestad studied how endophyte-infected tall fescue seed ingestion would affect nonpregnant mares.
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