February 01, 1999
The horse you see--or the foal you envision--reflects generations of ancestors. Owners of those ancestors made decisions on mating horses, planning each generation. They selected animals by examining the successes of previous horsemen, as... Read More
December 01, 1998
Having mares come into estrus at regular intervals can be an important assist in maintaining his fertility.... Read More
March 02, 1998
Surgical alteration of any Arabian horse to enhance its appearance is not in the breed's best interest.... Read More
February 01, 1998
Foal sharing, by definition, is an agreement under which a mare owner puts up the use of a mare while the stallion owner puts up the use of a season. Together, the two partners own the resulting foal with no currency having changed hands for a stud... Read More
January 01, 1998
For all things there is a time and a season. Nowhere is this more true than in equine reproduction. Nature has established a definite time and season for mares to conceive and bear foals. It is a very sensible approach on the part of... Read More
February 01, 1996
It's getting close to the breeding season. What are some tips on getting my stallion, my crew, and myself ready for the onslaught?
How you get a stallion ready for the breeding season depends on many things, but basically you... Read More
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Q. A friend of mine suggested that receiving mares would influence the foals--especially regarding future performance records--in a negative way. Is there any proof or research available about the receiving mare's effect on the foal?