Recent News for Breeding and Reproduction

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Seminal Plasma Removal Not Needed for All Stallions

March 22, 2014

While seminal plasma removal can stabilize sperm before cooling, that stability didn't affect pregnancy rates.... Read More

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EHV-1 Reported in Barrel Horses near Stillwater, Minn.

March 21, 2014

Five horses on premises tested positive for equine herpesvirus-1 after showing signs of neurologic disease.... Read More

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Rushing a Mare During Breeding

March 20, 2014

What might be causing a stallion to mount a particular mare early, and what can be done about it?... Read More

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Study Compares Laparoscopic, Conventional Cryptorchidectomy

March 19, 2014

Researchers say laparoscopy's advantages might not always outweigh conventional surgery's disadvantages.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Nutrition Knowledge

March 18, 2014

Of the 1,127 respondents, 225 (20%) indicated they were interesting in learning more about supplements.... Read More

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AQHA Gets More Time to Make Cloning Arguments

March 18, 2014

The AQHA will have more time to to slate oral arguments in their appeal regarding cloned horse registrations.... Read More

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10 Equine Nutrition Resources on TheHorse.com

March 17, 2014

Find resources on good nutritional practices to help keep your horses healthy and happy.... 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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Infographic: Rhodococcus equi

March 14, 2014

R. equi is a serious disease that can cause pneumonia in foals. Learn how to protect your herd.... Read More

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Winter No Threat to Eastern Tent Caterpillar Eggs

March 14, 2014

The Eastern tent caterpillar has been implicated as the cause of mare reproductive loss syndrome (MRLS).... Read More

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Lane County, Ore., Horses Test Positive for Neurologic EHV-1

March 11, 2014

A Lane County stable is quarantined after one horse died and four others tested positive for EHV-1.... Read More

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How to Select and Prepare a Stimulus Mare

March 11, 2014

A good stimulus mare is invaluable to a breeding facility, one veterinarian says. Here's how to choose one.... Read More

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Placentitis Could be Detected Early with Hormone Testing

March 08, 2014

Researchers believe that estrogens could prove to be a useful early indicator of placentitis in the future.... Read More

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Grayson-Jockey Club to Provide Research Funding in 2014

February 27, 2014

The Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation will fund 19 research projects worth $1,003,580 in 2014. ... Read More

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New Zealand Neurologic EHV-1: 15 Horses Affected

February 27, 2014

Of the affected horses, seven have been euthanized and eight are recovering.... Read More

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Researchers Identify Pregnancy-Supporting Hormone in Mares

February 27, 2014

Dihydroprogesterone (or DHP) is effective in sustaining pregnancy in mares during the last few months.... Read More

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Abraham to Speak on Newborn Foals at Penn Vet Lecture

February 25, 2014

Dr. Michelle Abraham will discuss what to expect in a normal foal and how to recognize illness and diseases.... Read More

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Foal Birth to be Broadcast Live on Penn Vet's Website

February 23, 2014

Penn Vet will broadcast live the birth of a foal conceived via intracytoplasmic sperm injection.... Read More

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Is There a Genetic Basis for Horses' Personalities?

February 23, 2014

Study results suggest there's biologic evidence that a horse's personality is based on his genes.... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Allen Page

February 22, 2014

Page has mainly studied L. intracellularis, a bacterium causing a disease primarily in young horses.... Read More

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Equine Herpesvirus Reviewed

February 22, 2014

As EHV gains worldwide significance, researchers are seeking a better understanding of the disease. ... Read More

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Fescue Toxicosis in Nonpregnant Horses

February 20, 2014

Endophyte-infected fescue appears to cause reduced blood flow to mares' reproductive organs.... Read More

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Oocyte Transport Protocols and Success Rates

February 19, 2014

Researchers evaluated the effect of shipping mares' oocytes (egg cells) on eventual fertilization rate.... Read More

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Parx Racing Quarantines Two Barns due to EHV-1

February 18, 2014

Two barns at Parx Racing have been quarantined after a horse tested positive for equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1).... Read More

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Age-Related Susceptibility to R. equi Studied

February 17, 2014

Foals are susceptible to developing R. equi infection for at least the first two weeks of life.... Read More