Recent News for Mare Care and Problems

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UK Researchers Study MicroRNAs Throughout Gestation in Mares

March 25, 2016

MicroRNA, a small nonprotein coding gene, holds potential as a novel way to diagnose various diseases in the horse. ... Read More

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AAEP Announces Summer Continuing Education for Vets

March 24, 2016

Seminar topics include imaging the equine neck, reproduction, and soft-tissue injuries in performance horses.... Read More

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10th Equine Infectious Diseases Conference Scheduled

March 23, 2016

The 10th International Equine Infectious Diseases Conference will convene April 4-8 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.... Read More

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Virginia Training Facility Released from Quarantine

March 23, 2016

The Fauquier County training facility was quarantined after a horse previously residing there tested positive for EHV-1.... Read More

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Good Survival Rates After Uterine Tear Repair

March 19, 2016

Eighty-one percent of mares survived with treatment and 77% of mares bred the subsequent year carried a foal to term.... Read More

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Eastern Tent Caterpillar Egg Hatch Underway in Kentucky

March 18, 2016

Eastern tent caterpillar consumption can cause late-term foal losses, early- and late-term fetal losses, and weak foals.... Read More

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Study: Some Mares Find Rectal Ultrasounds Stressful

March 18, 2016

Nonlactating Thoroughbred mares perceived transrectal ultrasound exams as modest temporary stressors.... Read More

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EHV-1 Reported in Saskatchewan, Canada

March 18, 2016

A boarding barn is voluntarily quarantined and the affected horse is isolated and receiving supportive care.... Read More

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'Breeding Bonny' Could Help Students With Reproductive Exams

March 18, 2016

Researchers recently tested an equine gynecological exam simulator for its suitability in veterinary training programs.... Read More

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Payson Park Training Center Released from Quarantine

March 17, 2016

The quarantine was put in place in late February after a horse residing there tested positive for equine herpesvirus-1.... Read More

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Equine Vaccination Q&A

March 16, 2016

Confused by the various vaccine types, schedules, and administration routes for horses? Here's what you need to know. ... Read More

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Foundation Commits $1.16 Million to Equine Research

March 16, 2016

Research topics include EHV-1 latency, foal pneumonia, training and surface factors in preventing injury, and more.... Read More

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Free Lecture to Cover Equine Pregnancy

March 14, 2016

Jennifer Linton, VMD, will describe what to expect when your horse is expecting on April 5 at the New Bolton Center.... Read More

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Sunland Park Racetrack Quarantine Lifted

March 09, 2016

Outside horses can enter the track, and the more than 1,600 horses housed on site since the outbreak began can leave. ... Read More

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TAHC Releases Equine Herpesvirus Quarantine

March 08, 2016

Texas officials have released the El Paso premises quarantined for equine herpesvirus.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Spring Foalings

March 08, 2016

Of the 395 poll respondents, 286 (72%) said they aren't expecting a foal this spring. ... Read More

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Fauquier County, Virginia, Training Facility Quarantined

March 02, 2016

The facility was quarantined after a horse previously residing there tested positive for EHV-1 in Florida.... Read More

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EHV-1 Confirmed in Martin County, Florida

March 01, 2016

The affected horse, which was shipped from Virginia, tested positive for the neurotrophic form of the virus.... Read More

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Chemung County, New York, EHV-1 Quarantine Lifted

February 29, 2016

The affected farm completed all quarantine requirements and only the index case showed signs of disease.... Read More

Star, a 32-year-old mare, survived equine herpesvirus earlier this month. She had the respiratory form of the disease.

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How I Navigated EHV-1 in My Boarding Barn

February 26, 2016

A barn owner describes dealing with equine herpesvirus on her farm and shares what she learned from the experience.... Read More

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Toxin Associated With C. perfringens Identified

February 25, 2016

Researchers recently identified the NetF toxin in foals in Kentucky.... Read More

A rectal thermometer is a necessary tool for monitoring your horse's temperature in case of infection.

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EHV-1 Confirmed in Two Texas Horses

February 23, 2016

The El Paso County horses are now two of 74 linked to an equine herpesvirus outbreak at Sunland Park in New Mexico.... Read More

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5 Tips for Feeding Lactating Mares

February 21, 2016

Lactating mares must maintain weight while providing foals with critical nutrients. Here's how to feed them.... Read More

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Arizona Lifts Turf Paradise Racetrack Quarantine

February 19, 2016

The Arizona Department of Agriculture lifted its quarantine of Turf Paradise Racetrack, in Phoenix, on Feb. 18, 2016.... Read More

Prior to vitrification, the veterinarian punctures the embryo and extracts fluid to prevent ice crystal formation, which damages cells upon thawing.

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Scientists Fine-Tune Embryo Freezing Methods for Fertility

February 19, 2016

Researchers are hoping to make the preferred embryo freezing procedure available to more breeders.... Read More