Mare Care

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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