Mare Care

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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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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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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

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Managing Pregnant Mares

November 15, 2016

How to feed, house, and even exercise your mommy-to-be. ... Read More

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Registration Open for Equine Reproductive Diseases Symposium

October 30, 2016

The Reproductive Diseases in Horses Symposium will take place Nov. 19 in Lexington, Kentucky.... Read More

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The Vet Tech's Role in Ambulatory Broodmare Care

October 21, 2016

A well-trained, skilled technician can make a vet's job easier and more enjoyable, especially during breeding season.... Read More

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Breeding Soundness Exams for Him and Her

October 14, 2016

Both the stallion and mare must be in good health and fertility before you even attempt to produce a foal.... Read More

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All Wound Up: Is Your Horse 'Stressed Out'?

October 02, 2016

Physiological stress can be an important equine welfare issue. Here's what you should know.... Read More

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Infertility With No Cause? Try Hydrotubation of the Oviducts

September 27, 2016

Hydrotubation involves passing an endoscope through the cervix and uterus into the oviduct and flushing it with saline.... Read More

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Can DNA Testing Lead to Better Endometritis Treatments?

September 18, 2016

Researchers found that particular genetic types of E. coli responded to the various antibiotics differently.... Read More

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Biosecurity in the Breeding Shed

September 12, 2016

Biosecurity isn't just a consideration for show horses. Here are some tips on how to keep breeding stock disease-free.... Read More

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Diagnostic Biomarkers for Late-Term Pregnancy Loss

September 05, 2016

Researchers are exploring whether various diagnostic biomarkers could help assess fetoplacental well-being in mares.... Read More

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Consider Hysteroscopy During Mare Breeding Soundness Exams

September 03, 2016

Hysteroscopy involves running a flexible endoscope through the uterus to check for abnormalities.... Read More

Biofilm growing at the liquid/air interface in a test-tube.

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Treating Biofilms and Latent Infections in Mares

August 20, 2016

Suspect a biofilm or latent infection if bacterial endometritis is treated appropriately, but the infection persists.... Read More

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What Does AMH Say About Your Stallion or Mare?

August 19, 2016

Anti-Mullerian hormone is a reliable marker for cryptorchidism, granulosa-cell tumors, and, possibly, mare fertility.... Read More

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Progesterone as a Diagnostic Tool During Equine Pregnancy

July 08, 2016

Veterinarians can use progesterone diagnostically to evaluate luteal function during early pregnancy. ... Read More

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The "Problem" Mare: A Challenging Case of Endometritis

June 17, 2016

A reproduction specialist reviews how she successfully managed and impregnated a particularly challenging problem mare.... Read More

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Do Domestic Mares Abort Fetuses to Protect Them? Maybe

May 21, 2016

Researchers determined that pregnant mares can abort their fetuses as a stress response to prevent future infanticide.... Read More

Biofilm growing at the liquid/air interface in a test-tube.

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Some Nonantibiotics Disrupt Biofilms in Endometritis Cases

April 25, 2016

No single agent reliably disrupted biofilm in all tested bacteria, but several were effective against specific species.... Read More

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Research-Based Weaning Tips to Reduce Stress

April 21, 2016

Start planning early to make the transition away from mom as smooth as possible.... Read More

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Remember: Lush Green Grass Could Be Harmful to Horses

April 17, 2016

Spring grass might be delicious for horses, but it can cause problems including laminitis and fescue toxicity. ... Read More

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Mares Can Get Back in Foal Easily Following Induced Abortion

April 16, 2016

The overall pregnancy rate in this study was 90% and, on average, mares got back in foal about 45 days after abortion.... Read More

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When Nature Meets Science: Breeding With Frozen Semen

April 14, 2016

What you need to know and expect when using this breeding method.... Read More

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Placental Blood Flow Changes in Laminitic Pregnant Mares

April 10, 2016

Chronically laminitic mares developed potentially detrimental changes in uterine blood flow during pregnancy.... Read More