Mare Care

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Purdue Horsemen's Forum Scheduled for Feb. 10

January 04, 2018

Presentation topics will include metabolic issues, breeding, melanoma, lameness in prepurchase exams, and more.... Read More

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TheHorse.com's Top Podcasts of 2017

January 01, 2018

Listen to audio features on equine learning, behavior, dentistry, metabolic syndrome, parasites, and more.... Read More

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How Season Impacts Horses' Insulin Secretion, Metabolism

December 30, 2017

Horses secrete more insulin during winter, which could pose problems for some pregnant mares, researchers say.... Read More

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PZP, Please?

December 27, 2017

Where can I order the PZP (porcine zona pelucida, used for fertility control in some animals) vaccine? ... Read More

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2018 UK Equine Research Seminar Series Announced

December 23, 2017

Lecture topics will include parasitology, gastric ulcers, fescue management, respiratory conditions, and more.... Read More

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National Museum of Racing, Hall of Fame Launches Foal Patrol

December 19, 2017

Foal Patrol's webcams will allow the public to view real-time streams of mares during pregnancy through foaling.... Read More

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Study: Mares, Foals Can Benefit From Blue-Light Masks

December 16, 2017

Among other results, scientists found that foals born to light-therapy mares were more mature at birth and grew faster.... Read More

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Breeding Older Mares

December 15, 2017

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

Researchers identified stem cells (green colored) from equine endometrium tissue on fluorescence microscope analysis.

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Researchers Harvest Uterine Stem Cells From Horses

December 13, 2017

Laboratory results show the stem cells can differentiate into fat, bone, cartilage, and muscle tissue.... Read More

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How Can I Tell if a Mare is Pregnant?

December 13, 2017

An equine reproduction specialist reviews signs that suggest a mare is in foal and how to find out definitively.... Read More

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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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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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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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

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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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Breeders Invited to Free Broodmare Health Seminar

August 20, 2017

The event will take place Sept. 9 at Hoosier Park Racing and Casino in Anderson, Indiana.... Read More

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Record Medication Use During Equine Gestation

August 17, 2017

Keeping a precise medical record for pregnant mares could help researchers better understand fetal malformations.... Read More

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Study: Winter Foals Smaller Than Spring, Summer Foals

August 04, 2017

There was no difference in birth weight, but placenta weight was lower and size was smaller in winter-foaling mares.... Read More

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Genetics and Genomics in Racing: Speed Isn't Everything

July 12, 2017

Genetic and genomic research could help veterinarians diagnose disease early and select more targeted treatments.... Read More