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Reproduction (AAEP Convention 2012)

March 22, 2013

Topics include keeping mares in foal, metabolic syndrome and pregnancy, and more.... Read More

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Grayson-Jockey Club to Fund 12 New Projects in 2013

March 15, 2013

The Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation approved funding of 12 new projects in 2013. ... Read More

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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

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Mare Fertility

March 13, 2013

Dr. Erin Denney-Jones talks about mare fertility and mare breeding soundness exams.... Read More

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Treating Fungal Infections in Mares (AAEP 2012)

March 12, 2013

Prompt diagnosis and treatment of fungal uterine infections are necessary for a positive outcome.... Read More

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Tips for Keeping Mares in Foal (AAEP 2012)

March 07, 2013

Proper and timely intervention can mean the difference between a live foal and a lost one. ... Read More

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5 Things You need to Know: Mare Fertility

February 14, 2013

Dr. Ed Squires shares the top five things he thinks breeders should know about mare fertility.... Read More

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California Mare Tests Positive for Contagious Equine Metritis

February 13, 2013

A 17-year-old Lusitano mare from California has been confirmed positive for contagious equine metritis.... Read More

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Problem Breeding Mare Table Topic (AAEP 2012)

December 30, 2012

Attendees discussed anovulatory follicles, ovulation induction agents, oviductal dysfunction, and more.... Read More

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12 Christmas Wishes for Horses, Owners from Veterinary Experts

December 25, 2012

Consider the following "wishes" equine experts made to help maximize your horses' quality of life. ... 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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Managing Fungal Endometritis in Broodmares

December 02, 2012

Use a multidimensional treatment approach to give mares the best chance for recovery.... Read More

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Eastern Tent Caterpillar Egg Hatch Under Way in Central Ky.

March 24, 2012

Experts report that this year's Eastern tent caterpillar egg hatch is about a week ahead of average.... Read More

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Broodmare C-Section: Subsequent Fertility and Foaling Rates (AAEP 2009)

January 30, 2010

Cesarean sections, or C-sections, are performed on approximately 15%-25% of pregnant mares admitted to equine hospitals for dystocia (difficult or abnormal labor or delivery). C-sections are also performed as elective procedures or in cases whe... Read More

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Equine Study Shows Genetic Abnormalities Cause Infertility

August 07, 2009

DNA-based assays have enabled researchers to look at reproductive disorders from a genetic standpoint. ... Read More

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Embryo Transfer in Chronically Infertile Mares, AAEP 2008

March 24, 2009

Embryo transfer is a management procedure for producing foals by mares that either are in training or have reproduction problems. In some cases the goal is to allow young performing mares to reproduce while continuing their careers. In other cases th... Read More

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Diagnostics for the Chronically Infertile Mare

May 08, 2008

The diagnosis and treatment of chronically infertile mares is a complex process. Practitioners should utilize the available diagnostics, including cultures and cytology, along with endoscopy, to root out the myriad causes of this problem and increase... Read More

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Maiden Mare Fertility

June 01, 2005

Q: I have a 12-year-old Quarter Horse barrel mare I would like to breed. She has never had a foal, and we have not been able to get her to settle after breeding her with cooled semen for three cycles. What could be causing... Read More

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Tendon Healing, Aged Broodmare Fertility Featured at AVMA Convention

July 27, 2004

Smarty Jones won a little sympathy Saturday night, July 24, as Patricia Hogan, VMD, Dipl. ACVS, board-certified veterinary surgeon, recounted the tale of how the Pennsylvania-bred colt reared up in the starting gate of... Read More

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The Infertile Mare

July 30, 2003

Sometimes it can be quite difficult to get a mare pregnant, especially if she has fertility problems. There are several reasons that a mare might be infertile, many of which can be treated. Two reproductive specialists from Lexington, Ky., share... Read More

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Uterine Lavage Before Insemination Not Harmful to Mare Fertility

April 23, 2003

Uterine lavage can be performed immediately prior to artificial insemination in mares without adversely affecting fertility, according to a recent study completed at the University of Idaho (UI) in Moscow, Idaho. The uterine lavage process is... Read More

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Mare Fertility Insurance

October 11, 2001

Each year horse breeders, regardless of the breed they nurture, make their biggest financial decisions when they decide on matings. Those decisions involve the allure of the equine business and its... Read More

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Sub-Fertile Mares

February 01, 1998

A broodmare which fails to conceive or carry a foal to term can be an emotional and financial liability. For the backyard breeder, the liability might be primarily emotional, when that special mare you wanted to produce your next trail horse or... Read More

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When are Fillies Fertile?

January 01, 1996

At what age does a filly go into heat? Our 18-month-old Haflinger/Arab mix shows signs of coming into heat.... Read More