Mare Care


Top Reproduction Studies of 2012-'13

September 24, 2013

Two veterinarians describe recent equine reproduction studies they found interesting and influential.... Read More


Pseudo Pregnancy in Horses

September 21, 2013

Dr. Erin Denney-Jones answers a listener’s question about false pregnancies in mares. ... Read More


Parasite Control Recommendations for Mares and Foals

September 15, 2013

Times are changing when it comes to parasite control. Learn how to control parasites in broodmares and foals.... Read More


Could Intrauterine Marbles Cause Pyometra in Mares?

September 05, 2013

Previously veterinarians had not noted significant complications with this method of estrus suppression.... Read More


Horse Pain and its Impact on Reproduction

August 24, 2013

Learn how equine pain might influence reproduction ability, along with how to detect subtle signs of pain.... Read More


Oviduct Issues in Mares

August 21, 2013

While oviduct-related fertility issues are rare in horses, breeders should be aware of what can go wrong.... Read More


Prostaglandins for Controlling Mares' Estrous Cycles

August 17, 2013

Learn how administering prostaglandins can help breeders improve their mares' chances of becoming pregnant.... Read More


Equine Placentitis Update

August 16, 2013

Placentitis is the most common cause of late-term abortion and remains challenging to diagnose and treat.... Read More


2013 Theriogenology Conference Kicks Off

August 07, 2013

The Society for Theriogenology's Conference starts Aug. 7 and continues through Aug. 10 in Louisville, Ky.... Read More


Study: Broodmares on Pasture Don't Always Need Grain

July 07, 2013

Lactating mares on good quality pasture didn't need grain to maintain their weight or their foals' growth.... Read More


TOBA Breeding Clinic Concludes in Lexington

June 03, 2013

Presentations topics ranged from the physiological details of reproduction and foaling to diets and nutrition.... Read More


2013 Update on Nocardioform Placentitis in Kentucky Mares

May 27, 2013

Subsequent to the nocardioform placentitis surge in 2011, research in this field has progressed. ... Read More


Understanding Mare and Foal Behavior (AAEP 2012)

May 22, 2013

A behaviorist describes mare and foal behavior and how to avoid perpetuating undesirable orphan foal behavior.... Read More


Fescue Grass Toxicity in Broodmares

May 19, 2013

During the breeding and foaling season, lush fescue pastures could create problems for pregnant mares.... Read More


Pre-Breeding to Foaling: Mare and Stallion Care

May 14, 2013

Get ready for breeding season with one hour of healthcare information for broodmare and stallion owners.... Read More


New Test Helps Vets Diagnose Placentitis in Pregnant Mares

May 06, 2013

Vets might be able to determine if some mares are at risk of late-term abortion by conducting a blood test.... Read More


Placentitis: Clinical Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment

April 30, 2013

Dr. Karen Wolfsdorf shares her clinical experience diagnosing and treating placentitis in mares.... Read More


Gluck Researchers Study Ways to Advance Breeding Season

April 25, 2013

Researchers recently investigated two ways to help advance the breeding season in mares. ... Read More


Common Mare Problems During and After Foaling (AAEP 2012)

April 18, 2013

Common foaling problems include red bag delivery, difficult birth, and retained fetal membranes.... Read More


Possibly Protective Broodmare

April 16, 2013

How do I deal with a mare that is so protective she will not let me near her or the foal?... Read More


Top Reasons for Early Embryonic Death Described (AAEP 2012)

April 14, 2013

One veterinarian says many cases of early embryonic death (EED) are probably not preventable.... Read More


Beware of Problems up to Two Weeks after Foaling (AAEP 2012)

April 10, 2013

Potentially life-threatening postpartum complications in the mare can arise for up to two weeks after foaling.... Read More


Subfertile Mares Need Conscientious Monitoring (AAEP 2012)

April 06, 2013

One researcher describes how practitioners can monitor pregnant mares to minimize reproductive losses.... Read More


Helping Pregnant Mares' Final Month be Fruitful (AAEP 2012)

April 03, 2013

One researcher says there are five major problems to consider during the final month of a mare's pregnancy.... 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