Recent News for Mare Care and Problems


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


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


A Rich Trifecta

October 01, 2014

Meet the orthopedic surgeon, reproductive specialist, and endoscope pioneer honored by the Thoroughbred Club of America.... Read More


Biofilms and Mare Infertility

September 28, 2014

Find out what researchers have learned about treating endometritis caused by biofilms.... Read More

Udeni Balasuriya, a professor at the University of Kentucky Maxwell H. Gluck Equine Research Center, was recently awarded a $2.9 million grant to identify the genetic factors responsible for establishment of equine arteritis virus (EAV) carrier state in stallions.


Update: Balasuriya's Equine Arteritis Virus (EAV) Research

September 25, 2014

Dr. Udeni Balasuriya hopes to identify the viral and host factors involved in the EAV carrier state in the stallion. ... Read More


Growing your Bedding: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

September 24, 2014

Managing and monitoring pastures properly can result in the safe production of quality hay or bedding.... Read More

Karen Davison, PhD, of Purina wraps up her talks during the Purina Professional Horse VIP Meeting with a humorous jumper meme.


Horse Nutrition Tweets from the Purina Horse VIP Event

September 19, 2014

Read our editor's take-home equine nutrition tweets from the Purina Professional Horse VIP Meeting Sept. 15-17.... Read More


Three Dane Co., Wisconsin, Horses Test Positive for EHV-1

September 10, 2014

Two of the horses are receiving treatment, while one was euthanized after showing neurologic signs of the disease.... Read More


Is Your Horse at Risk for Infectious Disease?

September 04, 2014

Horses are at risk for contracting a number of diseases that can have mild to devastating consequences.... Read More


TAMU Researcher Studying IVF in Horses

September 03, 2014

A researcher is studying why in vitro fertilization (IVF) success rates are lower in horses than in humans.... Read More


Horses and Infectious Disease

August 29, 2014

Learn about 20 important equine infectious diseases that could make your horse sick.... Read More


How Can I Tell if a Mare is Pregnant?

August 18, 2014

Equine reproduction specialist Ryan Ferris, DVM, shares the signs that a mare is in foal.... Read More


Equine Guelph to Offer Horse Growth, Development Course

August 16, 2014

Sound management and health practices play a key role in building a solid foundation for a foal's future.... Read More


Benefits of Feeding Fats to Horses

August 16, 2014

Fat isn't a miracle ingredient, but it appears to have some benefits for sport horses, broodmares, and more.... Read More


How is a Caslick's Procedure Supposed to be Done in a Mare?

August 11, 2014

A reader seeks answers about a Caslick's procedure and how the area should be opened prior to foaling.... Read More


2014 'Therio Conference' Held in Portland, Oregon

August 07, 2014

Equine topics included biofilms, reproductive biosecurity, embryo biopsies, and more.... Read More


Veterinarians Review Equine Herpesvirus

August 05, 2014

Penn Vet experts share insight on recognizing and treating EHV-1 and how officials manage outbreaks.... Read More


Reproductive Leptospirosis in Horses

July 24, 2014

Infection in broodmares can result in abortion; stillbirth; live, nonviable foals; and, rarely, viable foals.... Read More


Are Mares with Constant Forage Access More Fertile?

July 19, 2014

Conception rates were 47% higher in mares with constant forage access compared to those without.... Read More


Monitor Mares' Progesterone Levels before Inducing Labor

July 18, 2014

Monitoring progesterone levels is a practical way to accurately time labor induction, researchers say.... Read More