Recent News for Mare Care and Problems

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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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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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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

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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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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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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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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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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

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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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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

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Study: Broodmares on Pasture Don't Always Need Grain

July 07, 2013

Lactating mares on good quality pasture didn't need grain to maintain their weight or their foals' growth.... Read More

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EHV-1 Confirmed in Devon and Warwickshire, England

July 05, 2013

Horses residing on two English premises have tested positive for equine herpesvirus-1.... Read More

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Woodbine EHV-1: All Restrictions Lifted

June 26, 2013

All EHV-1 related restrictions placed on horses stabled in Barn 1 at Woodbine have been lifted.... Read More

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Woodbine EHV-1: Some Restrictions Lifted

June 20, 2013

Officials have lifted some restrictions placed after five horses tested positive for EHV-1 last week.... Read More

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Study Examines Pregnancy Loss, 'Treg' Cell Relationship

June 19, 2013

Study results show a reduction in a certain immune system cell could aid in diagnosing early pregnancy loss.... Read More

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Virgin Islands Horse Import Restrictions Lifted

June 16, 2013

Officials placed the restrictions after a horse in Puerto Rico tested positive for CEM. ... Read More

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EHV-1 Threat Cuts Park Stud's Breeding Season Short

June 15, 2013

Due to the recent EHV-1 outbreak at Woodbine, Park Stud has concluded the breeding season for its stallions. ... Read More

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Neurologic EHV-1 Confirmed at Woodbine Racetrack

June 12, 2013

Authorities have confirmed five EHV-1 cases in Barn 1 at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto.... Read More

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Balancing Horse Movement and Disease Prevention

June 11, 2013

One researcher suggests some steps that could minimize disease risk without impeding horses’ travel.... Read More

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Equine Neurologic Disease

June 08, 2013

The accurate diagnosis of equine neurologic disease is important for several reasons.... Read More

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Canada EHV-1 Restrictions Partially Lifted

June 03, 2013

Officials have lifted the restrictions placed on one barn at the Campbellville Training Centre in Ontario.... Read More