Recent News for Breeding and Reproduction

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AQHA Asks Court to Stay Clone Registrations

October 25, 2013

The AQHA has asked a federal court to stay clone registrations pending the outcome of an appeal.... Read More

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2014 UK Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course Scheduled

October 25, 2013

The events will feature lectures on university programs, equine reproduction, and horse management issues. ... Read More

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Oxytocin Injections to Suppress Estrus in Mares

October 24, 2013

Oxytocin injections allowed the corpus luteum to keep producing progesterone and the mare to stay out of heat.... Read More

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Broodmare Nutrition: Preparing for Fall and Winter

October 23, 2013

Mares in good body condition have a reservoir of stored fat that can be used during cold winter weather.... Read More

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Equine Herpesvirus Reported in Northwestern Wyoming

October 22, 2013

Neurologic equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) has recently been reported at two premises in northwestern Wyoming.... Read More

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Do Horses with Osteochondral Lesions Always Need Surgery?

October 16, 2013

Osteochondral lesions on young horses' X rays might appear worrisome, but surgery isn't always necessary.... Read More

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Contraceptive Vaccine Use

October 14, 2013

Are general horse owners using the contraceptive vaccine porcine zona pellucida (or PZP)?... Read More

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AQHF Announces Funding for 2013-14 Equine Research Projects

October 13, 2013

The American Quarter Horse Foundation (AQHF) has announced their 2013-14 equine research grant recipients. ... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Second Quarter 2013

October 04, 2013

Reported diseases include CEM, strangles, influenza, EVA, EHV, piroplasmosis, salmonellosis, and more.... Read More

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CEM Screening Techniques Tested

October 02, 2013

Researchers sought to find the optimal test method and swab sites for CEM screenings in South Africa.... 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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Top Reproduction Studies of 2012-'13

September 24, 2013

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

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Initial Test Negative in Possible EHV-1 Case

September 23, 2013

A preliminary EHV-1 test on a horse euthanized at Bowie Training Center came back negative.... Read More

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Study: Sires' Genes Form the Equine Placenta

September 22, 2013

Researchers determined that it's the sire's genes that take the lead in developing the mare's placenta.... Read More

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EHV-1 Workshop for Veterinary Professionals Scheduled

September 18, 2013

The equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) workshop for equine veterinary professionals will take place Oct. 19.... Read More

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Choosing an Antibiotic for Use in Foals

September 17, 2013

Learn how vets can treat sick foals effectively without adding to the antibiotic-resistant bacteria problem.... Read More

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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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Young Horses Require Special Deworming Considerations

September 13, 2013

Foals are more susceptible to parasite infection and have an elevated risk for developing disease.... 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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Commentary: Rachel Alexandra and Brent Comer: A Love Story

September 07, 2013

Meet a person instrumental in helping Rachel Alexandra recover from life-threatening foaling complications.... Read More

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Equine Osteochondrosis Terminology Revamped

September 07, 2013

A better understanding of the lesions found in growing horse skeletons has led to clearer terminology.... Read More

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AAEP and Zoetis Help Support Operation Gelding Program

September 05, 2013

The Operation Gelding program provides funds and materials to assist with castration clinics.... 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