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Online survey probes weaning methods

| 24 August 2015 8:50 am | 0 Comments
Online survey probes weaning methods

Researcher hopes to develop best-practice guidelines.

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Role of quality mares in thoroughbred breeding highlighted in study

| 2 August 2015 10:54 am | 0 Comments
Role of quality mares in thoroughbred breeding highlighted in study

Researchers delve into parentage and performance.

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Operation helps mare’s dangerous behavior

| 1 August 2015 11:35 am | 2 Comments
Operation helps mare’s dangerous behavior

Polo mare’s problems solved by keyhole surgery to remove left ovary.

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Mares behaving badly: when to get help

| 1 August 2015 9:28 am | 1 Comment
Mares behaving badly: when to get help

Undesirable behaviour in mares varies widely.

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Standing stallions, breeding mares and the law: a pre-season legal checkup

| 19 July 2015 3:12 pm | 1 Comment
Standing stallions, breeding mares and the law: a pre-season legal checkup

There are some obvious legal issues involved in breeding horses.

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Spotlight on ‘Quarter Horse disease’

| 14 July 2015 6:13 am | 2 Comments
Spotlight on ‘Quarter Horse disease’

Impressive was not merely his name, but his genetic legacy.

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Genes link wild horse herd in western Canada to Siberian breed

| 1 July 2015 2:26 pm | 0 Comments
Genes link wild horse herd in western Canada to Siberian breed

“Our genetic study raises more questions than it answers,” researchers admit.

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NZ looks to allow frozen horse embryo imports

| 24 June 2015 10:45 am | 0 Comments
NZ looks to allow frozen horse embryo imports

New import standards considered for frozen equine embryos and semen.

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Older maiden mares – maximising the chances of a successful breeding

| 24 June 2015 7:43 am | 0 Comments
Older maiden mares – maximising the chances of a successful breeding

Older maiden mares can be very difficult to get in foal.

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Plant oils found to prevent mareish behaviour

| 23 June 2015 8:15 pm | 0 Comments
Plant oils found to prevent mareish behaviour

Fatty acids may help suppress unruly behavior from mares in season.

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New, more accurate thoroughbred genetic test announced

| 11 June 2015 9:27 am | 0 Comments
New, more accurate thoroughbred genetic test announced

New test scans 70,000 genetic variants.

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Neonatal isoerythrolysis: When mare’s milk can kill

| 3 June 2015 8:25 am | 0 Comments
Neonatal isoerythrolysis: When mare’s milk can kill

Dam’s antibodies against red blood cell type causes deadly syndrome.

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DNA can’t explain all inherited traits, say researchers

| 7 April 2015 10:48 am | 0 Comments
DNA can’t explain all inherited traits, say researchers

DNA not alone in deciding traits passed between generations.

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Horse study: More radical weaning approach better in long term

| 16 March 2015 3:49 pm | 1 Comment
Horse study: More radical weaning approach better in long term

Czech researchers probe two weaning techniques.

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Leading eventing sire Jumbo dies at 31

| 14 March 2015 8:27 am | 0 Comments
Leading eventing sire Jumbo dies at 31

Jumbo the all-time leading sire with British Eventing, with 45 advanced offspring.

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Path paved for easy recognition of cropout paint horses

| 11 March 2015 10:25 am | 0 Comments
Path paved for easy recognition of cropout paint horses

Rule change makes horses easier to register with Paint Assn.

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Sire’s genes contribute more to progeny, study finds

| 4 March 2015 9:01 am | 0 Comments
Sire’s genes contribute more to progeny, study finds

Mammals “use” more genetic material from the dad, researchers say.

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Clones of leading sire Cruising now three-year-olds

| 14 February 2015 12:36 pm | 1 Comment
Clones of leading sire Cruising now three-year-olds

Two clones born in 2012 while their sire was still alive at Ireland’s Hartwell Stud.

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Newborn foals may offer clues to autism

| 5 February 2015 8:01 am | 0 Comments
Newborn foals may offer clues to autism

Biochemical switch to get foals fully conscious may involve the squeezing.

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Study finds no evidence of moon phases influencing the sex of foals

| 29 November 2014 8:40 am | 0 Comments
Study finds no evidence of moon phases influencing the sex of foals

Argentinian investigated 65,535 pregnancies in total.

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