Recent News for Breeding and Reproduction

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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

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Stomach Ulcers: A Threat to Horses of All Ages

August 22, 2013

Is it possible for young horses that aren't in training to get stomach ulcers?... Read More

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Equine Health Seminar Kicks Off Horse Races

August 22, 2013

The 2013's annual Zweig Memorial Trot kicks off with a series of talks on equine health. ... Read More

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The Role of Interferon Gamma in Foals

August 21, 2013

Reduced interferon-gamma production is associated with increased risk for intracellular bacterial infections.... Read More

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UK to Host Endocrine and Genetic Disorders Symposium

August 21, 2013

The symposium is open to anyone interested in learning about these disorders. ... Read More

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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

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Judge: Registry Must Accept Quarter Horse Clones

August 15, 2013

Judge Mary Lou Robinson said she will sign an order requiring the AQHA to register cloned animals.... 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

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Some Osteochondral Lesions Could Resolve Naturally

August 11, 2013

Research shows that many radiographic findings in weanlings can change--usually for the better--within a year.... Read More

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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