Recent News for Breeding and Reproduction


Foal Produced Via Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection Born

October 06, 2015

Lord Nelson, or "PICSI," was the first foal produced via intracytoplasmic sperm injection to be born at UC Davis.... Read More


BEVA Members Vote With Feet for Voluntary Projects

September 26, 2015

Two horse health care and castration clinics have been confirmed for the autumn. ... Read More


UK Undergraduate Student Spotlight: Sarah Sivinski

September 25, 2015

Sivinski studied muscle metabolism of horses at various stages of life and at different feeding stages. ... Read More


Test Shows Minnesota Horse Did Not Have EHV-1

September 23, 2015

The horse developed neurologic signs at the Minnesota State 4-H Horse Show and was euthanized Sept. 18.... Read More


Neurologic Horse Euthanized at Minnesota State 4-H Show

September 21, 2015

The horse was euthanized Sept. 18 after developing neurologic signs. EHV-1 test results are expected this week.... Read More


Breeding the Newly Retired or Competition Stallion

September 20, 2015

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


CEM: What Every Stallion Owner Should Know

September 18, 2015

Here are some steps breeders should take to help keep the United States free of contagious equine metritis (CEM). ... Read More


Researchers Partner for Studies on Standardbreds

September 16, 2015

Rutgers and University of Minnesota researchers are studying genetic factors underlying musculoskeletal diseases.... Read More


Managing Young Horses

September 15, 2015

Care for horses under the age of 4 with their future health and performance in mind.... Read More


Formulating Equine Diets

September 14, 2015

From forage to concentrates, here's what to consider when building an equine diet.... Read More


'Gait Keeper' Gene Mutation Found in Trotting Horses

September 13, 2015

Researchers say the 'Gait Keeper' gene appears to be responsible for trotters' success in harness racing.... Read More


Foals and CPR: What You Should Know

September 11, 2015

If you administer CPR to a foal that's not breathing in time, your baby could be one of the 40-90% that fully recover.... Read More


What the Hay?

September 07, 2015

Here's what you need to know about this important forage in your horse's diet.... Read More


French Researchers Work to Improve Horse Health, Welfare

September 07, 2015

The Hippolia Foundation unites equine research groups for better progress, improved funding opportunities, and more.... Read More


Social Communication and Equine Reproductive Success

September 06, 2015

Domestic horses' reproductive efficiency is often lower than that of feral horses. Does modern husbandry play a role?... Read More


Researchers Identify Wither Height Gene in Shetlands

August 30, 2015

A particular variant within the HMGA2 gene appears to be related to height determination, scientists determined. ... Read More


Seasonal Manure Changes

August 26, 2015

A veterinarians answers a reader's question on why some horses have seasonal runny manure.... Read More


Input Sought on Horse Weaning Survey

August 25, 2015

Researchers in the United Kingdom are seeking input on a survey for a study on weaning methods.... Read More


Study Reveals Equine Influenza Case Numbers on the Rise

August 18, 2015

For the third year in a row, the number of influenza cases in the United States is increasing, a recent study revealed.... Read More


Do Donkeys Pose a Disease Threat to Horses at Events?

August 17, 2015

Researchers found no evidence that donkeys pose more of a disease threat than horses at mixed-equine events.... Read More


Weaning Ways

August 16, 2015

Here's how to help your weanling transition to adulthood as smoothly as possible.... Read More


How Does Light Impact Horses?

August 15, 2015

Light drives the internal clocks of all organisms. Here's how it impacts horses, from broodmares to equine athletes.... Read More


Responsible, Purposeful Horse Breeding

August 12, 2015

Are you considering breeding your mare? Do your homework ahead of time to ensure it's the right choice for you.... Read More


My Horse Has a Fever. Now What?

August 04, 2015

Learn to recognize the signs of various temperature-raising conditions.... Read More


Deciphering Your Feed Tag, Part 1: Young and Growing Horses

August 03, 2015

The information on your youngster's feed tag is designed to help you make important feeding decisions.... Read More