ACT Symposium 2013

ACT Symposium 2013

  • August 7-10, 2013
  • Louisville, KY, USA

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Top Reproduction Studies of 2012-'13

September 24, 2013

Two veterinarians describe recent equine reproduction studies they found interesting and influential.... Read More

Article

Parasite Control Recommendations for Mares and Foals

September 15, 2013

Times are changing when it comes to parasite control. Learn how to control parasites in broodmares and foals.... Read More

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Stallion Semen Tests: Which to Use and What Do They Mean?

September 12, 2013

Learn what different semen evaluations can tell veterinarians about a stallion's fertility.... Read More

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Do Equine Metabolic Diseases Affect Reproduction?

September 08, 2013

Some veterinarians now believe that metabolic diseases likely have a negative impact on equine reproduction. ... Read More

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Could Intrauterine Marbles Cause Pyometra in Mares?

September 05, 2013

Previously veterinarians had not noted significant complications with this method of estrus suppression.... Read More

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Mycotoxin Zearalenone's Effects on Mare Fertility

August 28, 2013

Researchers are working to better understand this potentially toxic substance that can lurk in feed.... Read More

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Horse Pain and its Impact on Reproduction

August 24, 2013

Learn how equine pain might influence reproduction ability, along with how to detect subtle signs of pain.... Read More

Article

Oviduct Issues in Mares

August 21, 2013

While oviduct-related fertility issues are rare in horses, breeders should be aware of what can go wrong.... Read More

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Accessory Sex Glands in Geldings: Establishing the Norm

August 18, 2013

Geldings can still develop problems in the reproductive tract, particularly in the accessory sex glands.... Read More

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Prostaglandins for Controlling Mares' Estrous Cycles

August 17, 2013

Learn how administering prostaglandins can help breeders improve their mares' chances of becoming pregnant.... Read More

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Equine Placentitis Update

August 16, 2013

Placentitis is the most common cause of late-term abortion and remains challenging to diagnose and treat.... Read More

Video

ACT 2013: Reasons to Evaluate Stallion Fertility

August 13, 2013

Dr. Dickson Varner lists the reasons veterinarians might assess stallions for infertility. ... Read More

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Top Foal-Related Studies of 2012-'13

August 13, 2013

Dr. Chris Sanchez reviews recent top research papers published focusing on foal health.... Read More

Video

ACT 2013: How Pain Impacts Equine Reproduction

August 10, 2013

University of Florida's Dr. Chris Sanchez describes how pain might affect conception rates in horses.... Read More

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ACT 2013: Parasite Control in Foals

August 07, 2013

Dr. Wendy Vaala describes proper internal parasite control and deworming for youngsters. ... Read More

Blog

Check Under Fly Masks (and Other Stuff I Learned at ACT)

August 22, 2013

From handling fear in horses to equine pain, I learned a lot I didn't expect to at the ACT Meeting.... Read More

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ACT 2013: Components of a Stallion Breeding Exam

August 11, 2013

Dr. Dickson Varner describes what he's looking for during a stallion breeding soundness exam.... Read More

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Grandin on Keeping Horses Calm During Handling

August 26, 2013

Dr. Temple Grandin gave the keynote at the 2013 American College of Theriogenology Symposia and Conference.... Read More

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2013 Theriogenology Conference Kicks Off

August 07, 2013

The Society for Theriogenology's Conference starts Aug. 7 and continues through Aug. 10 in Louisville, Ky.... Read More