Recent News for Breeding and Reproduction


Sensible Sheath Cleaning

November 30, 2014

Male horses require routine sheath cleaning to prevent pain, discomfort, or even infection.... Read More


Do Equine Genetics Influence Behavior?

November 27, 2014

An equine behavior expert and veterinarian explains the role that genetics play in a horse's behavior.... Read More


New Bolton Center Seeking Foal Sitters for NICU

November 22, 2014

Duties include assisting staff as they work with foals, milk mares, monitor equipment for alarms, and more.... Read More


Study: Epistaxis Has 'Complex Hereditary Basis'

November 18, 2014

Environment also to blame in exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhage cases so severe that horses bleed from the nostrils.... Read More


Foal Eye Issues

November 17, 2014

A number of congenital or developmental problems can impair a foal's vision. Here's what to watch for.... Read More


It's All Foreign to Me

November 17, 2014

Find out which foreign animal diseases North American horse owners need to keep an eye on and why.... Read More


EHV-1: What Are We Learning?

November 12, 2014

Herpesvirus continues to challenge the horse industry, but our experiences are teaching us how to prevent its spread. ... Read More


Using DNA to Predict a Horse's Athletic Potential

November 10, 2014

Learn about DNA profiling, or predicting a horse's athletic potential by evaluating that individual's genetic markers.... Read More


CSU Equine Repro Vets to Offer Short Course in Arizona

November 10, 2014

The Jan. 7, 2015, short course will offer lectures in the morning and hands-on experience in the afternoon.... Read More


EHV-1 Confirmed in Bonneville County, Idaho

November 06, 2014

Two horses were euthanized after exhibiting neurologic signs; one of those tested positive for neurologic EHV-1.... Read More


From Incident to Outbreak

November 06, 2014

Proper planning can help prevent a disease episode on your farm from becoming a full-blown outbreak.... Read More


Connecting the Dots: Recurrent Uveitis and Appaloosa Horses

November 04, 2014

Researchers found that markers on two chromosomes are associated with the risk of insidious equine recurrent uveitis.... Read More


Foals Follow Dams' Leads When Dealing With Scary Objects

November 01, 2014

Researchers found that foals that watched their dams calmly handle scary objects ended up being less fearful themselves.... Read More


'Low-Density' Genotyping Could Benefit Owners, Researchers

October 26, 2014

Researchers say the more affordable technique could lead to a better understanding of diseases and disease processes.... Read More


Genomics' Contribution to EVA Research and Beyond

October 25, 2014

Learn how genomics has impacted researchers' understanding of health conditions such as equine viral arteritis, or EVA.... Read More


2015 UK Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course Scheduled

October 24, 2014

The programs are open to vets, owners, and managers or anyone interested in equine reproduction and management.... Read More


UK Gluck Center to Host EAV Symposium in November

October 21, 2014

This symposium will focus on strategies for controlling equine arteritis virus (EAV) in stallions, semen, and embryos.... Read More


Australia's Ban on AI in Thoroughbreds Upheld by High Court

October 17, 2014

The federal court determined that the ban is not anti-competitive or a restraint on trade.... Read More


The Vet Tech's Role in Collecting and Handling Semen

October 16, 2014

The goal is to safely collect the best possible sample, and a technician's role is important from beginning to end.... Read More


The Vet Tech's Role in Ambulatory Broodmare Care

October 14, 2014

A well-trained, skilled technician can make a vet's job easier and more enjoyable, especially during breeding season.... Read More


Quebec Horse Tests Positive for EHV-1

October 10, 2014

Ontario officials say it's unclear whether the horse is affected by the neuropathogenic or non-neuropathogenic strain.... Read More


International Equine Disease Report, Second Quarter 2014

October 07, 2014

Reported diseases include African horse sickness, strangles, herpesvirus, piroplasmosis, salmonellosis, and more.... Read More


Hypersalivation in Horses

October 06, 2014

Does your horse drool like a dog? Here are some reasons why, from the benign to the life threatening.... Read More


Equine Assisted Reproduction Techniques 101

October 05, 2014

Learn about the four most common assisted reproduction techniques used in today's equine breeding industry.... Read More


How to Manage a Collapsed Foal

October 03, 2014

Here's why you should contact your veterinarian for help with a weak or recumbent foal as soon as possible.... Read More