Recent News for Stallion Care and Problems

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What's in an OIE Reference Laboratory?

January 25, 2013

There are 236 OIE reference laboratories covering 112 animal diseases, including equine-specific ailments.... Read More

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Nutritional Considerations for Breeding Stallions

December 31, 2012

As breeding season rapidly approaches, owners might consider a few key points about stud nutritional needs. ... Read More

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Bacteria in Semen

December 11, 2012

Is there a bacterial component that can be present in stallion semen?... Read More

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UK to Host 2013 Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course

December 04, 2012

The programs will highlight industry research findings, reproduction topics, and horse management issues.... Read More

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Fruitful Endeavors: Stallion Fertility

December 03, 2012

Many factors influence stallion fertility and a good number of these can be managed and improved.... Read More

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Commentary: Have a Plan Before Breeding your Mare

December 03, 2012

It is important to consider everything involved in breeding before bringing another horse into the world.... Read More

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Garth Vader Starts New Career at Penn Vet

November 10, 2012

The Standardbred stallion will be used in several fashions at PennVet.... Read More

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CEM: An Insidious and Potentially Pervasive Disease

October 13, 2012

Contagious equine metritis (CEM) gives rise to considerable concern among horse breeders in many countries.... Read More

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EVA Confirmed in Gloucestershire, England

October 12, 2012

A case of equine viral arteritis (EVA) has been confirmed in a Gloucestershire, England, stallion.... Read More

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Safe and Healthy Equine Travels Start at Home

August 27, 2012

Whether traveling to an out-of-state show or a mile away to the park, good equine health care starts at home.... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Juliana Roberta Campos

July 28, 2012

Campos' anticipated graduation is in fall 2012. She hopes to pursue a PhD thereafter.
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Italy Responds to Equine Dourine Outbreak

July 02, 2012

In May 2011, a stallion undergoing routine testing in Italy for stud purposes tested positive for dourine.... Read More

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Equine Reproductive Tract Bacteria Studied

June 16, 2012

One study showed bacteria on stallions' external genitalia do not appear to affect stallion or mare fertility.... Read More

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Understanding Breeding Soundness Exams for Stallions

April 23, 2012

Breeding soundness exams should include a physical exam, a genitalia exam, a libido exam, and a semen exam.... Read More

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Single Layer Centrifugation Benefits in Horse Breeding

April 20, 2012

SLC can help breeders address problems associated with breeding both stallions and mares.... Read More

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Taylorella Genome Sequence Furthers CEM Comprehension

April 15, 2012

The genome of Taylorella equigenitalis, the causative agent of contagious equine metritis, has been sequenced.... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, Fourth Quarter 2011

April 09, 2012

Reported included diseases contagious equine metritis, equine influenza, strangles, and equine herpesvirus.... Read More

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Processing High- and Low-Quality Semen in Horses (AAEP 2011)

April 03, 2012

Using cooled-shipped semen to breed mares is a common practice, but not all spermatozoa tolerate cooling well.... Read More

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Acupuncture Use in Equine Reproduction (AAEP 2011)

March 25, 2012

Studies in human medicine are yielding promising results to support aucpuncture use in equine reproduction.... Read More

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Assisted Equine Reproduction Horse Course Archived

March 14, 2012

Foss explained a number of scientifically advanced assisted reproduction techniques and relayed how they work.... Read More

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New Test for Horses with Retained Testicles (AAEP 2011)

March 09, 2012

The team measured anti-Mullerian hormone in the blood to successfully diagnose chryptorchidism.... Read More

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AAEP Release Guidelines on Equine Venereal Disease Control

February 15, 2012

The guidelines focus on controlling the transmission of EAV, CEM, and EHV-1.... Read More

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Teaching Novice Stallions to Use a Dummy Mount (AAEP 2011)

February 13, 2012

The time required to train a stallion to use a dummy mount can range from few days to several weeks.... Read More

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Breeding Soundness Exams for Stallions

January 27, 2012

A stallion must be in good physical condition and not overweight at the start of the breeding season.... Read More

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Stored Semen Processing Method Evaluated

January 13, 2012

A scaled-up single layer centrifugation method improved stored semen quality.... Read More