Recent News for Stallion Care and Problems

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Vaccines for all Ages

May 01, 2014

Horses at different life stages have variable vaccine needs, but they're not as complicated as they seem.... Read More

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Does Breeding Impact Stallions' Performance Under Saddle?

May 01, 2014

Researchers confirmed that collecting semen from riding stallions has no negative effect on performance.... Read More

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Cryptorchid Confusion

April 28, 2014

A horse I'm interested in buying is a cryptorchid. I really like the horse--should I not consider buying him?... Read More

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Study: Antibiotics in Extenders can Prevent CEM Transmission

April 25, 2014

Researchers tested if antibiotics in semen extender could inhibit the growth of CEM's causative bacteria.... Read More

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Keeping Stallions' Genital Microflora in Check

April 16, 2014

Using proper and sterile management techniques can help ensure genital microflora do not affect semen quality.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Fourth Quarter 2013

April 11, 2014

Reported diseases include strangles, influenza, herpesvirus, piroplasmosis, atypical myopathy, and hendra.... Read More

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Seminal Plasma Removal Not Needed for All Stallions

March 22, 2014

While seminal plasma removal can stabilize sperm before cooling, that stability didn't affect pregnancy rates.... Read More

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Rushing a Mare During Breeding

March 20, 2014

What might be causing a stallion to mount a particular mare early, and what can be done about it?... Read More

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How to Select and Prepare a Stimulus Mare

March 11, 2014

A good stimulus mare is invaluable to a breeding facility, one veterinarian says. Here's how to choose one.... Read More

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UK Seminar Series Kicks Off Jan. 30

January 24, 2014

On Jan. 30, two speakers will discuss inflammatory airway disease.... Read More

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Penn Vet to Offer Reproduction, Behavior Short Courses

January 17, 2014

Short course topics include, stallion handling, horse behavior, and mare and foal management.... Read More

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Causes and Treatment Options for Hemospermia

January 07, 2014

Hemospermia--blood in the semen--is detrimental to fertility, stallion welfare, and industry economics.... Read More

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Top Equine Reproduction Studies of 2013

January 03, 2014

Dr. Pat McCue describes the reproduction studies from the past year he deemed most important and useful.... Read More

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Age to Breed a Colt

January 02, 2014

Our coming 2-year-old acts like he is ready to breed. How young is too young to breed a colt?... Read More

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Texas A&M Equine Reproduction Course Takes Place Jan. 8-10

November 29, 2013

The course will cover a broad range of topics useful for horse owners in any segment of the breeding industry.... Read More

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Alltech to Host Lecture on DHA and Stallion Reproduction

November 27, 2013

Edward Squires, MS, PhD, Dipl. ACT (hon.), will deliver the lecture.... Read More

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A True Gelding?

November 07, 2013

Many true geldings retain stallion-like behaviors.... Read More

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2014 UK Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course Scheduled

October 25, 2013

The events will feature lectures on university programs, equine reproduction, and horse management issues. ... Read More

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AQHF Announces Funding for 2013-14 Equine Research Projects

October 13, 2013

The American Quarter Horse Foundation (AQHF) has announced their 2013-14 equine research grant recipients. ... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Second Quarter 2013

October 04, 2013

Reported diseases include CEM, strangles, influenza, EVA, EHV, piroplasmosis, salmonellosis, and more.... Read More

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CEM Screening Techniques Tested

October 02, 2013

Researchers sought to find the optimal test method and swab sites for CEM screenings in South Africa.... Read More

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Top Reproduction Studies of 2012-'13

September 24, 2013

Two veterinarians describe recent equine reproduction studies they found interesting and influential.... Read More

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Study: Sires' Genes Form the Equine Placenta

September 22, 2013

Researchers determined that it's the sire's genes that take the lead in developing the mare's placenta.... Read More

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Stallion Semen Tests: Which to Use and What Do They Mean?

September 12, 2013

Learn what different semen evaluations can tell veterinarians about a stallion's fertility.... 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