Breeding Planning


Should I Breed My Mare?

January 21, 2014

There are a number of factors that must be weighed in making the decision on whether to breed a mare. ... Read More


Breeding with Frozen Semen

January 08, 2014

The benefits of using frozen semen when breeding a mare are numerous. ... Read More


Age to Breed a Colt

January 02, 2014

Our coming 2-year-old acts like he is ready to breed. How young is too young to breed a colt?... Read More


Pasture Breeding: Nature at Work

December 10, 2013

Pasture breeding mares is something of a dying art, but this technique can have benefits for breeders.... Read More


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

November 12, 2013

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


TOBA to Hold Pedigree and Conformation Clinic

September 29, 2013

The clinic will feature a presentations focusing on conformation from a veterinary perspective.... Read More


From Show Ring to Breeding Shed

July 02, 2013

Things to consider before transitioning your mare from the show ring to the breeding shed.... Read More


TOBA to Offer Breeding Clinic in Lexington, May 31-June 2

May 19, 2013

Lecture topics will include planning a mating, nutrition, foaling, farm and pasture management, and more.... Read More


Recipient Mare Traits Passing On to Foals

May 07, 2013

Is there any proof or research available about the receiving mare's effect on the foal?... Read More


Weather, Economy Cause Tough Times for English Horse Owners

May 06, 2013

A combination of inclement weather and a suffering economy are creating tough times for English horse owners.... Read More


Researchers Study European Sport Horses' Paternal Lines

April 30, 2013

Researchers are studying multiple parts of the Y chromosome to determine how modern sport horses came to be.... Read More


Researchers Study Early Postpartum Breeding in Horses

April 01, 2013

Researchers evaluated the impact of postpartum breeding date on pregnancy, pregnancy loss, and foaling rates.... Read More


5 Things You need to Know: Mare Fertility

February 14, 2013

Dr. Ed Squires shares the top five things he thinks breeders should know about mare fertility.... Read More


Responsible Horse Breeders Council Formed

January 21, 2013

Council members will work to discourage overbreeding and to promote responsible horse ownership.... Read More


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


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


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


Study: Choosing Sex of Future Foals Could be Possible

September 29, 2012

Breeders might soon be able to use sex-sorted stallion semen to pick the sex of their future foals. ... Read More


Single Layer Centrifugation Benefits in Horse Breeding

April 20, 2012

SLC can help breeders address problems associated with breeding both stallions and mares.... Read More


Understanding Breeding Soundness Exams for Mares

April 18, 2012

A breeding soundness exam should determine the probability of a mare conceiving and carrying a foal.... Read More


BHS: Think Before You Breed Your Mare

April 10, 2012

The BHS advises owners to give it serious thought before adding to the country's oversized horse population.... Read More


Approach to Assisted Equine Reproduction

March 14, 2012

Rob Foss, DVM, of Equine Medical Services in Columbia, Mo., describes reproductive technology for horses.... Read More


Contraceptive Evaluated for Use in British Semiferal Ponies

March 07, 2012

A contraceptive will be evaluated for use in a herd of semiferal ponies residing in Southwest England.... Read More


Dexamethasone Use in Broodmares at Breeding Time (AAEP 2011)

March 07, 2012

A single dose of dexamethasone at breeding time did not appear to interfere with ovulation.... Read More


Recombinant Hormones Make Mares Cycle in Winter (AAEP 2011)

February 17, 2012

Researchers reported success with inducing ovulation in winter anestrous mares via a new hormone therapy.... Read More