Recent News for Stallion Care and Problems

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UK Gluck Center to Host Fifth USDA-NIFA Symposium on EAV

August 25, 2017

This year's symposium will focus on the outcomes of the EAV studies undertaken as part of the a USDA-NIFA grant.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, First Quarter 2017

July 13, 2017

Confirmed diseases include influenza, EHV, strangles, nocardioform placentitis, piroplasmosis, EIA, and more.... Read More

Quarter Horse stallion Slick by Design is a competitive barrel racer who's also one of the sport's leading sires.

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The Double-Duty Stallion

June 18, 2017

Is your stallion expected to perform in both the breeding shed and the arena? Here's what you need to know. ... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Bora Nam

May 27, 2017

Nam is studying equine arteritis virus evolution during persistent infection of stallions' reproductive tracts. ... Read More

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UK to Host Second Equine Nutrition Short Course

March 25, 2017

Presentation topics include feeding through a horse's life cycle, evaluating body condition, nutrition myths, and more.... Read More

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Clear and Present Danger: Reduce Your Horse's Disease Risk

March 23, 2017

Use this four-step plan to keep equine infectious diseases in check.... Read More

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Tweets from Rood & Riddle's Client Education Seminar

February 23, 2017

Read the top tweets and take-homes from Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital's client education seminar.... Read More

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New Nonsurgical Equine Sterilization Technique in the Works

February 23, 2017

While the actual product might still be several years away, researchers are currently testing "promising technologies."... Read More

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Blood in Semen: How Much is Too Much?

February 11, 2017

Semen can be contaminated by blood--to an extent--and still be fertile. ... Read More

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Top Reproduction Studies of 2016

February 09, 2017

Dr. Terry Blanchard shares studies on endometritis, semen extenders, stem cell therapy, and more.... Read More

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USDA APHIS Adds Korea to List of CEM-Affected Regions

January 20, 2017

Horses from Korea will be subject to import restrictions to reduce risk of CEM being brought to the United States.... Read More

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Fruitful Endeavors: Stallion Fertility

December 18, 2016

Many factors influence stallion fertility, a good number of which can be managed and improved.... Read More

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Horserace Betting Levy Board issues 2017 Codes of Practice

December 13, 2016

The codes are a guide to preventing and controlling equine diseases that could threaten the breeding industry.... Read More

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Blodgett Named AAEP Distinguished Life Member

December 06, 2016

Dr. Glenn Blodgett implemented advanced equine reproductive techniques at the 6666 Ranch with enviable results. ... Read More

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Vaccines for all Ages

December 06, 2016

Horses at different life stages have variable vaccine needs, but they're not as complicated as they seem.... Read More

Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom arrives early morning at Pimlico on May 21, 2011, at Pimlico Racecourse in Baltimore, Md.

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Breeding the Newly Retired Stallion

November 18, 2016

Owners can take several steps to ensure a successful transition from athletic to breeding performance.... Read More

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Study: Stable Studs Strategically for Better Sperm Quality

November 10, 2016

Researchers say studs have better-quality semen when housed next to other stallions before being stabled next to a mare.... Read More

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Registration Open for Equine Reproductive Diseases Symposium

October 30, 2016

The Reproductive Diseases in Horses Symposium will take place Nov. 19 in Lexington, Kentucky.... Read More

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The Vet Tech's Role in Collecting and Handling Semen

October 21, 2016

The goal is to safely collect the best possible sample, and a technician's role is important from beginning to end.... Read More

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Breeding Soundness Exams for Him and Her

October 14, 2016

Both the stallion and mare must be in good health and fertility before you even attempt to produce a foal.... Read More

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The Carrier Stallion's Role in Disease Transmission

October 09, 2016

Asymptomatic carrier stallions maintain infectious agents in the breeding population from one season to the next.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Second Quarter 2016

October 06, 2016

Reported diseases include African horse sickness, herpesvirus, influenza, strangles, and equine infectious anemia.... Read More

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UK Gluck Center Develops Novel EAV Test

September 23, 2016

The test is designed to identify which stallions are most likely to remain long-term carriers of the virus if infected.... Read More

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Castration: A Crucial Part of Responsible Ownership

September 13, 2016

Being a responsible horse owner involves deciding if and when castration is appropriate. ... Read More

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Biosecurity in the Breeding Shed

September 12, 2016

Biosecurity isn't just a consideration for show horses. Here are some tips on how to keep breeding stock disease-free.... Read More