Recent News for Stallion Care and Problems


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


International Equine Disease Report, First Quarter 2013

July 11, 2013

Confirmed diseases include contagious equine metritis, strangles, EHV, influenza, and more.... Read More


TOBA Breeding Clinic Concludes in Lexington

June 03, 2013

Presentations topics ranged from the physiological details of reproduction and foaling to diets and nutrition.... Read More


Study: Pasturing Stallions Together is Possible

May 23, 2013

Long-term study results show that under certain conditions, stallions can successfully be pastured together.... Read More


TOBA to Offer Breeding Clinic in Lexington, May 31-June 2

May 19, 2013

Lecture topics will include planning a mating, nutrition, foaling, farm and pasture management, and more.... Read More


Spring Cleaning? Don't forget Sheath Cleaning

May 14, 2013

One veterinarian offers some tips on an often overlooked but extremely important task: sheath cleaning.... Read More


Hot Topics in Equine Reproduction

April 08, 2013

Researchers are continually making advancements to improve equine artificial insemination.... Read More


Genetic Basis for Establishment of EAV Carrier State

March 22, 2013

New research suggests genetic factors play a role in determining stallion susceptibility to EAV infection.... Read More


Top Equine Reproduction Studies of 2012 (AAEP 2012)

March 14, 2013

Dr. Pat McCue gives a rundown on a number of 2012's practical equine reproductive studies.... 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.


UK Researcher Awarded $2.9 Million for EAV Research

March 05, 2013

Udeni Balasuriya, BVSc, MS, PhD, will study genetic factors related to the EAV carrier state in stallions. ... Read More


Penn Vet Announces Equine Short Course Schedule

March 03, 2013

The upcoming short courses will cover topics including stallion handling and equine behavior.... Read More


Stallion Fertility Fine Following Removal of One Testicle (AAEP 2012)

February 06, 2013

Researchers found that stallions can still lead productive lives as studs with only one testis.... Read More


Understanding the OIE's Role in Disease Prevention

February 02, 2013

The World Organization for Animal Health’s (OIE) standards help prevent the spread of infectious disease.... Read More


'Cheap 'n' Easy' Method for Evaluating Stallion Sperm Described (AAEP 2012)

January 27, 2013

Researchers studied the use of Dip Quick stain for examining sperm morphology with positive results.... Read More


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


Bacteria in Semen

December 11, 2012

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


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


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


Garth Vader Starts New Career at Penn Vet

November 10, 2012

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


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


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


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


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


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