Recent News for Breeding and Reproduction

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Dressage Champion Rusty Euthanized

August 09, 2013

Rusty, who was 25 when he was euthanized last week, has two clones to carry on his genetic legacy.... Read More

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CSU Equine Reproduction Lab Receives $3 million Gift

August 09, 2013

Bud and Jo Adams donated the funds to support teaching, research, and clinical services at the laboratory.... 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

Bedding serves two functions: It creates a soft place for horses to lie down and rest. Additionally, it absorbs urine and helps control odor. Bedding options vary by region and can have an impact on your horse’s health.

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Stress' Impact on Equine Gene Activation

August 07, 2013

Chronic stress could lead to an increased susceptibility to disease due to the activation of certain genes.... Read More

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Zinc's Role in Young Horses' Immunity

August 06, 2013

Low serum zinc levels were associated with an impaired immune function in yearlings and 2-year-olds.... Read More

Scientists at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute are celebrating the birth of a female Przewalski’s horse—the first to be born via artificial insemination. The foal’s birth July 27 signals a huge breakthrough for the survival of this species.

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Przewalski's Horse Foal Born via Artificial Insemination

August 02, 2013

The filly, born July 27, is the first Przewalski's Horse to be bred using artificial insemination. ... Read More

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Jury Rules Against AQHA Cloning Rules

July 31, 2013

A jury found the AQHA's rule forbidding the registration of cloned horses is a violation of antitrust laws.... Read More

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Fetal Consciousness' Impact on Equine Neonatal Health

July 28, 2013

Researchers believe the fetal consciousness transition could have a significant impact on neonatal health.... Read More

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Osteochondrosis Field Evaluation Protocol Developed

July 18, 2013

The field protocol is designed to be low-risk, efficient, economical, and effective in identifying lesions.... Read More

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Quarter Horse Cloning Lawsuit Heads to Court

July 15, 2013

A lawsuit challenging AQHA rules preventing registration of cloned horses heads to court this week.... Read More

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More Than 750 Stallions Gelded with UHC's Operation Gelding

July 14, 2013

More than 750 horses have been castrated in 26 different states since the program’s inception in August 2010.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, First Quarter 2013

July 11, 2013

Confirmed diseases include contagious equine metritis, strangles, EHV, influenza, and more.... Read More

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California Quarter Horse Tests Positive for EHV-1

July 09, 2013

A 4-year-old California mare has tested positive for neuropathogenic equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1).... Read More

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CT for Diagnosing Lung Disease in Foals

July 08, 2013

Veterinarians are taking a page from human medicine books by using CT to evaluate pulmonary disease in foals.... Read More

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Study: Broodmares on Pasture Don't Always Need Grain

July 07, 2013

Lactating mares on good quality pasture didn't need grain to maintain their weight or their foals' growth.... Read More

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Technique for Sexing Equine Embryos Evaluated

July 06, 2013

One embryo biopsy technique yields accurate results for sex determination without serious threat to survival.... Read More

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EHV-1 Confirmed in Devon and Warwickshire, England

July 05, 2013

Horses residing on two English premises have tested positive for equine herpesvirus-1.... Read More

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Management's Impact on Osteochondral Lesion Development

July 03, 2013

Researchers are investigating how young horse management practices can impact osteochondral lesions.... Read More

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Two Decades of Equine Osteochondrosis Research Reviewed

June 30, 2013

Osteochondrosis is the central topic of a special issue of the Veterinary Journal.... Read More

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Woodbine EHV-1: All Restrictions Lifted

June 26, 2013

All EHV-1 related restrictions placed on horses stabled in Barn 1 at Woodbine have been lifted.... Read More

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Woodbine EHV-1: Some Restrictions Lifted

June 20, 2013

Officials have lifted some restrictions placed after five horses tested positive for EHV-1 last week.... Read More

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Study Examines Pregnancy Loss, 'Treg' Cell Relationship

June 19, 2013

Study results show a reduction in a certain immune system cell could aid in diagnosing early pregnancy loss.... Read More

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Virgin Islands Horse Import Restrictions Lifted

June 16, 2013

Officials placed the restrictions after a horse in Puerto Rico tested positive for CEM. ... Read More

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EHV-1 Threat Cuts Park Stud's Breeding Season Short

June 15, 2013

Due to the recent EHV-1 outbreak at Woodbine, Park Stud has concluded the breeding season for its stallions. ... Read More

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Neurologic EHV-1 Confirmed at Woodbine Racetrack

June 12, 2013

Authorities have confirmed five EHV-1 cases in Barn 1 at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto.... Read More