Mare Care


Hormone Therapy Table Topic (AAEP 2011)

December 29, 2011

Topics discussed included induction of ovulation, estrus behavior, and suppression in the performance horse.... Read More


Equine Reproduction News (AAEP 2011)

December 23, 2011

The 2011 AAEP convention featured presentations on many aspects of managing fertility in horses. ... Read More


Late-Term Mare Care, Foaling, and Young Foal Care

December 15, 2011

What breeders need to know to keep broodmares healthy and deliver strong, healthy foals. ... Read More


UKVDL Records Rise in Equine Leptospirosis Cases

December 15, 2011

As Kentucky progresses through a near-record rainfall year, the UKVDL has observed leptospirosis abortions.... Read More


Endometritis in Mares Horse Course Archived

December 01, 2011

Learn about endometritis, what causes it, and what veterinarians can do to treat the condition.... Read More


Endometritis in Mares

November 30, 2011

Discussion of endometritis in mares, what causes it, how it's treated, and impacts on fertility. ... Read More


UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Sydney Hughes

November 20, 2011

Sydney Hughes research has been on athletic performance of Thoroughbred foals born to mares with placentitis... Read More


Mare Response to Endometritis Treatment

October 22, 2011

In some mares chronic uterine inflammation is a persistent problem that can interfere with pregnancy.... Read More


Breeding Basics: The Mare's Reproductive Cycle

October 10, 2011

Christine Aurich, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ECAR, composed a comprehensive report about mares' reproductive cycles.... Read More


Lecture on Managing the High-Risk Equine Pregnancy Scheduled

October 07, 2011

The New Bolton Center presents "Managing the High-Risk Pregnancy: Broodmares in the Third Trimester" Nov. 1.... Read More


UKVDL Nocardioform Placentitis Study Update

September 24, 2011

The UKVDL reported an increased number of abortions and abnormal placentas due to nocardioform placentitis.... Read More


Insulin Sensitivity Changes in Pregnant Mares

September 19, 2011

Researchers recently set out to examine how pregnancy impacts insulin sensitivity and glucose levels.... Read More


Colic in Broodmares: Special Considerations

August 31, 2011

Peripartum colic is a common but sometimes life-threatening complication often seen in broodmares.... Read More


Endophyte-Infected Tall Fescue and its Effect on Broodmares

August 22, 2011

Tall fescue produces a toxic alkaloid that causes disorders in broodmares that consume the forage.... Read More


AVMA Honors UK Veterinarian

July 31, 2011

Craig N. Carter, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVPM, received a prestigious award at the 2011 AVMA Convention.... Read More


Arizona Stallion Reported Positive for CEM

July 26, 2011

A stallion in Arizona has tested positive for contagious equine metrititis (CEM), a sexually transmitted ... ... Read More


UKVDL Researcher Evaluates Causative Agents of Abortion

July 24, 2011

Erdal Erol, DVM, MS, PHD, gave a lecture titled "Current microbiological methods for equine abortion diagnoses... Read More


Study: ECGs for Maternal and Fetal Heart Rate Evaluations

July 14, 2011

Using a fetomaternal electrocardiogram (ECG, a noninvasive way to measure electrical changes in the heart) to ... Read More


Harness Racing's Effect on Fertility

June 05, 2011

According to the results of a new study, it's unlikely that racing has an effect (either positive or negative)... Read More


Equine Herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) Neurologic Disease and Abortion

June 02, 2011

Discussion of equine herpesvirus-1 neurologic disease and abortion, prevention, treatment and recent research.... Read More


Contagious Equine Metritis Detected in South Africa

May 14, 2011

Two cases of contagious equine metritis (CEM) have been confirmed in the South African province of Gauteng, ... Read More


Mare Gestation Calculator

May 10, 2011

Are you wondering when your pregnant mare will foal? Use our Mare Gestation Calculator to find out! ... Read More


Researchers Examine the Secret Life of Equine Embryos

May 07, 2011

A mare's pregnancy might not seem that complicated on the surface, but her relationship with the embryo and its adjacent parts--in total, the conceptus--is remarkably complex. In order to prevent early embryonic loss, the conceptus must interrupt her... Read More


Lactation: No End in Sight

May 01, 2011

My mare foaled in November 2007 and to date (Feb. 2011), she still produces enough milk that when you...... Read More


New Strain of Bacterium Identified in a Mare

April 30, 2011

Depending on a mare's reproductive conformation and breeding history, she could have any number of bad bugs in her reproductive tract that might hinder conception. As if there weren't enough bacteria to worry about, a research team in Germany has... Read More