Mare Care

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Metabolic Syndrome Dangerous for Pregnant Mares (AAEP 2012)

February 05, 2013

Equine metabolic syndrome can put pregnant mares in an especially precarious in situation.... Read More

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Using Mature Hay for Bedding: Potential for Tall Fescue Toxicity

January 24, 2013

Ergovaline levels over 200 ppb (parts per billion) in mature hay can cause fescue toxicity in pregnant mares.... Read More

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Detailed Instructions to Mate Mares Postpartum (AAEP 2012)

January 14, 2013

Several important factors must be considered before deciding whether to breed a mare on a foal heat.... Read More

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The Miniature Horse: More Than Just a Smaller Horse

January 13, 2013

Miniature Horses are more susceptible to some health problems than their larger counterparts.... Read More

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Problem Breeding Mare Table Topic (AAEP 2012)

December 30, 2012

Attendees discussed anovulatory follicles, ovulation induction agents, oviductal dysfunction, and more.... Read More

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12 Christmas Wishes for Horses, Owners from Veterinary Experts

December 25, 2012

Consider the following "wishes" equine experts made to help maximize your horses' quality of life. ... Read More

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UK Researcher Evaluates Uses for Anti-Müllerian Hormone Testing

December 18, 2012

Experts advise ruling out medical issues for animals experiencing behavior problems before taking other steps.... Read More

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UK to Host 2013 Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course

December 04, 2012

The programs will highlight industry research findings, reproduction topics, and horse management issues.... Read More

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EPM and Pregnancy

December 04, 2012

Are there anytreatments available for EPM that are safe for use in pregnant mares?... Read More

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Udder Issues for the Mare

December 03, 2012

Take any swelling, asymmetry, or other abnormality of your mare's udder seriously.... Read More

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Commentary: Have a Plan Before Breeding your Mare

December 03, 2012

It is important to consider everything involved in breeding before bringing another horse into the world.... Read More

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Managing Fungal Endometritis in Broodmares

December 02, 2012

Use a multidimensional treatment approach to give mares the best chance for recovery.... Read More

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Suppressing Estrus in Mares

November 29, 2012

Most options can lessen the effects of estrus while still allowing mares a second career as a broodmare.... Read More

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Mares and Hormones

November 01, 2012

Estrous cycles and certain disease processes can affect mares' reproductive hormones.... Read More

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Progesterone Delivery Device Evaluated in Broodmares

October 13, 2012

Researchers found an intravaginal progesterone-releasing device effective in inducing early estrus in mares.... Read More

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Mobile Blue Light Therapy for Broodmares

October 12, 2012

Mobile blue-light therapy is as effective at advancing seasonality as indoor barn lighting.... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Daniel Hestad

September 29, 2012

Hestad studied how endophyte-infected tall fescue seed ingestion would affect nonpregnant mares.
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Riding and Exercising Broodmares

September 14, 2012

Is exercise, and sometimes even intense competition, safe for a pregnant mare and her unborn foal?... Read More

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Keys to Consider when Feeding Broodmares

August 29, 2012

Understanding broodmares' nutrient requirements can make developing a feeding program a less daunting task.... Read More

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Nutrition, Genetics, and Equine Neuroaxonal Dystrophy

July 26, 2012

Researchers recently identified links between equine neuroaxonal dystrophy (NAD), nutrition, and genetics.... Read More

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Italy Responds to Equine Dourine Outbreak

July 02, 2012

In May 2011, a stallion undergoing routine testing in Italy for stud purposes tested positive for dourine.... Read More

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Equine Reproductive Tract Bacteria Studied

June 16, 2012

One study showed bacteria on stallions' external genitalia do not appear to affect stallion or mare fertility.... Read More

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Premature Partuition

June 01, 2012

We have a 19-year-old broodmare that bagged up and developed edema... Read More

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Uterine Therapy Options in Broodmares

May 02, 2012

Accurate diagnosis can allow effective treatment of uterine conditions in broodmares to improve fertility.... Read More

Straw, the byproduct of grain production, is economical horse bedding. While it’s not as absorbent as other options, straw is often recommended for foaling stalls because it won’t stick to wet newborns.

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Fertilization and Early Pregnancy Loss in Mares

April 27, 2012

One of the most important causes of embryo loss during early gestation is post-breeding endometritis.... Read More