Articles - breeding

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Embryo Transfer is a Great Reproductive Option

Equine embryo transfer is integral to breeding programs around the world and now, embryo auctions give buyers an affordable way to get elite pedigrees.

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Causes of Equine Abortion and Birth Defects

As foaling season approaches, we ask: why do some mares not carry their foals to full term? Why are some foals born with abnormalities?

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Warmblood Fragile Foal Syndrome

Everything Warmblood horse breeders need to know about a newly-discovered, fatal, genetic disorder called Warmblood Fragile Foal Syndrome.

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Cloned and Genetically Modified Super Horses of the Future

We ask: does genetic modification improve athletic ability in equine athletes? Should we be trying to create super horses? What are the risks involved?

By: Kim Izzo
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Where are These Successful Cup Winners Now?

As three-year-olds they were superior examples of conformation. Where are these Governor General’s and Lieutenant Governor’s Cup winners now?

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Built for the Job

In this article experts discuss hunter/jumper conformation: what to embrace, what to avoid, and how “ideal” is an elusive goal.

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Top Ten Modern Winning Bloodlines

Which genetics are considered to be among the best in the world by today’s competition standards? Find out in this article.

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Horses Helping Humans

New research looks for similarities between treating neonatal maladjustment syndrome in foals and autism in humans.

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Saving the Septic Foal

Sepsis is an extreme systemic inflammatory response which develops when a foal becomes infiltrated with bacteria and infection spreads unchecked.

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Understanding Stallion Behaviour

Current breeding practices are a far cry from what a stallion encountered on the range, hanging out with his harem, find out more in this article.