Recent News for Mare Care and Problems

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Kentucky EHV: Additional Cases Confirmed at One Facility

January 17, 2017

While two premises in Oldham County remain under quarantine, the outbreaks are unrelated, animal health officials say.... Read More

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Fair Grounds EHV: Entire Facility Quarantined

January 17, 2017

The EDCC says at least 38 horses tested positive for non-neurologic EHV-1 and two tested positive for neurologic EHV-1.... Read More

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Late-Term Troubles

January 13, 2017

Learn about five complications veterinarians might encounter toward the end of a mare's gestation.... Read More

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Dealing With Dystocias

January 13, 2017

A difficult birth can be life-threatening for both mare and foal if not handled promptly and properly.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Third Quarter

January 09, 2017

Diseases reported include African horse sickness, influenza, EHV, EIA, rabies, and more.... Read More

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EHV-1: What Are We Learning?

January 03, 2017

Herpesvirus continues to challenge the horse industry, but our experiences are teaching us how to prevent its spread. ... Read More

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When, Where, and How Much Frozen-Thawed Semen is Best?

December 31, 2016

Mares had higher pregnancy rates per cycle as sperm numbers and number of inseminations per cycle increased.... Read More

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Breeding the Older Mare

December 30, 2016

As a mare's fertility wanes, there are still steps--some simple, some cutting-edge--breeders can take to obtain a foal.... Read More

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TheHorse.com's Top Videos of 2016

December 27, 2016

View videos on vision, fear, the hoof, assessing the foal after birth, EIPH, trimming old horses' hooves, and more.... Read More

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Foaling Tendencies and Dystocia Rates in New Zealand

December 25, 2016

Foal size (and, indirectly, sex) appear to contribute to dystocia, especially among mares in New Zealand.... Read More

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Which Biomarkers Best Predict Late-Term Pregnancy Loss?

December 24, 2016

Scientists tested whether estradiol-17B, progesterone, alpha fetoprotein, and/or serum amyloid A could predict abortion.... Read More

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California EHV: No New Cases Confirmed

December 20, 2016

Some quarantines remain in place at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center, in Los Angeles County, and in Inyo County.... Read More

A mare's teats will become waxy around one to four days before foaling, and sometimes sooner.

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Preparing Mares for Foaling

December 16, 2016

Rapid changes occur in the last months of gestation, making it important that owners monitor mares closely.... Read More

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California EHV: Some Los Angeles County Quarantines Released

December 14, 2016

Meanwhile, no new cases have been confirmed in the unrelated Inyo County incident.... 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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California EHV: New Case Confirmed in Los Angeles County

December 12, 2016

Tests are being run on another Los Angeles County horse and an affected Inyo County horse developed neurologic signs.... Read More

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California EHV-1: New Cases Confirmed in Inyo County

December 08, 2016

Inyo County's case total has risen to three, while just one horse remains isolated in the Los Angeles County outbreak.... 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

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California EHV-1: New Case Confirmed in Inyo County

December 04, 2016

Animal health officials say the case is unrelated to the 13 cases confirmed in Los Angeles County in the past few weeks.... Read More

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Ready Mares in Fall for Foals in Spring

December 01, 2016

Reproductive health, vaccination status, and nutrition are key to readying your mare to care for her foal.... Read More

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Gluck Center Doctoral Candidate Wins 3MT Competition

November 27, 2016

Carleigh Fedorka presented on biologic therapeutics as a treatment for endometritis in broodmares.... Read More

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Gulfstream Park Released From EHV-1 Quarantine

November 22, 2016

All horses in the high-risk barns tested negative and no additional cases were detected during the 14-day quarantine.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Fall Vaccine Boosters

November 22, 2016

Of the 412 respondents, 193 (47%) said their horses received boosters for equine herpesvirus and influenza this fall.... Read More

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Before You Breed: Costs and Considerations

November 20, 2016

Ensure your decision to breed is the right one and that you're prepared to handle the costs and commitments involved.... Read More