Recent News for Mare Care and Problems

The first filly (a Quarter Horse) foaled using NP sex-sorted semen, Nov. 22, 2016.

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Colt or Filly? Breeders Soon Might be Able to Choose

December 09, 2017

Researchers are studying whether magnetic nanoparticles could effectively separate "X" and "Y" stallion spermatozoa.... Read More

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OSU Resumes Normal Operations Following EHV-1 Case

December 01, 2017

There was no virus transmission to other horses within or outside of the hospital.... Read More

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Butler County, Pennsylvania, Horse Tests Positive for EHV

November 27, 2017

A dressage barn and a small private facility are under quarantine as the affected horse recovers.... Read More

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Sunday's Top Tweets from the 2017 AAEP Convention

November 20, 2017

Top tweets and take-homes from sessions on biosecurity, ethics, handling rank horses in the field, and more! ... Read More

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UK to Host 2018 Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course

November 17, 2017

Presenters will cover topics including safety, horse welfare, equine reproduction, horse management, and more.... Read More

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Freezing Equine Embryos is Getting More Practical

November 17, 2017

Study results revealed promising pregnancy rates with embryos that weren't frozen in a laboratory but in a barn.... Read More

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Vaccines for All Ages

November 13, 2017

Horses at different life stages have variable vaccine needs, but they're not as complicated as they seem.... Read More

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UKVDL Map of the Month: Equine Leptospiral Abortions

October 27, 2017

Leptospirosis bacteria can be present in apparently healthy horses, yet can also cause abortions and eye problems.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Second Quarter 2016

October 19, 2017

Vets confirmed cases of EHV, influenza, African horse sickness, piroplasmosis, West Nile virus, and more.... Read More

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Equine Sex Chromosome Disorder Screening Test Validated

October 14, 2017

Researchers can now detect more than 90% of the chromosomal abnormalities in horses, including sex reversal syndrome.... Read More

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Mares With Corrected Mesenteric Rents Can Return to Breeding

October 13, 2017

Mares discharged from the clinic following surgery have an excellent prognosis for survival and producing foals.... Read More

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Olds College Launches Equine Reproduction Tech Program

October 06, 2017

The program is designed to provide participants with skills necessary to work in or operate an equine breeding facility.... Read More

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Getting a Read on Infection in Horses

September 27, 2017

Vets are using serum amyloid A, a naturally produced protein, to detect equine infections and monitor treatment.... Read More

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Study: Oxytocin Does Not Cause Cardiac Changes in Mares

September 23, 2017

This is good news, researchers say, since oxytocin infusion is the best treatment for retained placenta in mares.... Read More

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EVJ Calls for More Broodmare Reproduction Research

September 17, 2017

Equine reproduction is an important segment of equine veterinary medicine both in practical and commercial capacities.... Read More

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Researchers Use GPS to Study Mare and Foal Movement

September 17, 2017

Scientists examined how the pairs' spatial distance evolve between each other, as well as between other herd members.... Read More

Artificial light in stables or barns is commonly used to further advance the breeding season in mares. This mare is wearing an individual light mask, which enables her to remain outside, potentially improving welfare and reducing management costs.

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British Vets Hope to Expand Equine Reproduction Research

September 15, 2017

An equine reproduction specialist shares tips for breeders to help them make the most of the latest research.... Read More

Horses at different life stages have a variety of immunization requirements.

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Fall Vaccines for Your Horse

September 12, 2017

Horses might need additional risk-based vaccines in the fall months, depending on location and activities. ... Read More

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Feeding and Riding the Lactating Mare

September 04, 2017

Learn about the nutritional requirements of a mare with a foal at her side as she gets started back into work.... Read More

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Penn Vet Announces 2017-18 First Tuesday Lecture Series

September 03, 2017

Lecture topics will include anesthesia, eye emergencies, sports medicine, biosecurity, foaling problems, and more.... Read More

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King William County, Virginia, Horses Test Positive for EHV

August 25, 2017

The newly confirmed cases are unrelated to the ones identified on a Culpeper farm 10 days ago.... Read More

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UK Gluck Center to Host Fifth USDA-NIFA Symposium on EAV

August 25, 2017

This year's symposium will focus on the outcomes of the EAV studies undertaken as part of the a USDA-NIFA grant.... Read More

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LMU Students Share Collaborative Research Project Updates

August 25, 2017

Research topics included deworming, cytokine production in senior horses, fatal suspensory apparatus injuries, and more.... Read More

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Emergency 911: Horse Show Edition

August 25, 2017

Critical conditions can strike when you're at a competition with your horse. Here's how to handle them. ... Read More

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Page Rejoins UK Gluck Center's Immunology Group

August 24, 2017

Dr. Allen Page's multifaceted role at UK will involve working as a scientist and veterinarian.... Read More