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Increased Incidence of Twins

July 09, 2014

Could an increase in twin pregnancies be related to the number of mares receiving injections for ovulation?... Read More

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Starting and Stopping a Mare's Estrous Cycle

April 05, 2014

Veterinarians have many options by which to "tailor" a mare's reproductive cycle to meet her and your needs.... Read More

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Univ. of Florida to Offer Online Horse Care Course

March 16, 2014

The course will shed light on the science behind common horse management practices.... Read More

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Should I Breed My Mare?

January 21, 2014

There are a number of factors that must be weighed in making the decision on whether to breed a mare. ... Read More

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Breeding with Frozen Semen

January 08, 2014

The benefits of using frozen semen when breeding a mare are numerous. ... Read More

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Age to Breed a Colt

January 02, 2014

Our coming 2-year-old acts like he is ready to breed. How young is too young to breed a colt?... Read More

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Pasture Breeding: Nature at Work

December 10, 2013

Pasture breeding mares is something of a dying art, but this technique can have benefits for breeders.... Read More

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TOBA to Hold Pedigree and Conformation Clinic

September 29, 2013

The clinic will feature a presentations focusing on conformation from a veterinary perspective.... Read More

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TOBA to Offer Breeding Clinic in Lexington, May 31-June 2

May 19, 2013

Lecture topics will include planning a mating, nutrition, foaling, farm and pasture management, and more.... Read More

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Recipient Mare Traits Passing On to Foals

May 07, 2013

Is there any proof or research available about the receiving mare's effect on the foal?... Read More

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Weather, Economy Cause Tough Times for English Horse Owners

May 06, 2013

A combination of inclement weather and a suffering economy are creating tough times for English horse owners.... Read More

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Researchers Study European Sport Horses' Paternal Lines

April 30, 2013

Researchers are studying multiple parts of the Y chromosome to determine how modern sport horses came to be.... Read More

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Researchers Study Early Postpartum Breeding in Horses

April 01, 2013

Researchers evaluated the impact of postpartum breeding date on pregnancy, pregnancy loss, and foaling rates.... Read More

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Responsible Horse Breeders Council Formed

January 21, 2013

Council members will work to discourage overbreeding and to promote responsible horse ownership.... 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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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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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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Study: Choosing Sex of Future Foals Could be Possible

September 29, 2012

Breeders might soon be able to use sex-sorted stallion semen to pick the sex of their future foals. ... Read More

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Single Layer Centrifugation Benefits in Horse Breeding

April 20, 2012

SLC can help breeders address problems associated with breeding both stallions and mares.... Read More

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Understanding Breeding Soundness Exams for Mares

April 18, 2012

A breeding soundness exam should determine the probability of a mare conceiving and carrying a foal.... Read More

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BHS: Think Before You Breed Your Mare

April 10, 2012

The BHS advises owners to give it serious thought before adding to the country's oversized horse population.... Read More

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Contraceptive Evaluated for Use in British Semiferal Ponies

March 07, 2012

A contraceptive will be evaluated for use in a herd of semiferal ponies residing in Southwest England.... Read More

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Dexamethasone Use in Broodmares at Breeding Time (AAEP 2011)

March 07, 2012

A single dose of dexamethasone at breeding time did not appear to interfere with ovulation.... Read More

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Recombinant Hormones Make Mares Cycle in Winter (AAEP 2011)

February 17, 2012

Researchers reported success with inducing ovulation in winter anestrous mares via a new hormone therapy.... Read More

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Teaching Novice Stallions to Use a Dummy Mount (AAEP 2011)

February 13, 2012

The time required to train a stallion to use a dummy mount can range from few days to several weeks.... Read More