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Age biggest factor in fertility of thoroughbred mares – study

| 29 January 2016 9:52 am | 0 Comments
Age biggest factor in fertility of thoroughbred mares – study

Uterine inflammation or infections, if well managed, did not affect fertility.

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Inbreeding rises in Polish Konik horses, but genetic diversity still high

| 12 January 2016 8:57 am | 0 Comments
Inbreeding rises in Polish Konik horses, but genetic diversity still high

More attention to genetic diversity, less on horse numbers, say researchers

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China looks to clone horses at new centre

| 31 December 2015 9:21 am | 0 Comments
China looks to clone horses at new centre

World’s largest animal cloning centre will also clone cattle and dogs.

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Mystery remains around key process in early equine pregnancy – review

| 8 December 2015 10:54 am | 0 Comments
Mystery remains around key process in early equine pregnancy – review

Advancements in molecular biology may eventually solve riddle.

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Stallion sperm production affected by the company they keep – study

| 26 November 2015 9:44 am | 0 Comments
Stallion sperm production affected by the company they keep – study

Sperm characteristics found to be affected by social environment.

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Researchers probe immune response in the wombs of in-season mares

| 17 November 2015 2:44 pm | 0 Comments
Researchers probe immune response in the wombs of in-season mares

Study casts fresh light on equine endometritis.

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Foals born with rich microbial community in their gut – study

| 2 November 2015 10:32 am | 0 Comments
Foals born with rich microbial community in their gut – study

Diversity initially declines during first month of life.

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Breeding for durability comes under the microscope

| 23 October 2015 9:07 am | 0 Comments
Breeding for durability comes under the microscope

“Durability traits have a low but significant heritability” – researcher

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Advanced fertility techniques could aid endangered horse breeds

| 22 October 2015 9:10 am | 0 Comments
Advanced fertility techniques could aid endangered horse breeds

Two test-tube foals born in Britain; two specialist methods used.

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Fillies more likely from maiden and aged mares in study of warmbloods

| 10 October 2015 8:52 pm | 0 Comments
Fillies more likely from maiden and aged mares in study of warmbloods

Maternal lineage found to exert major influence on pregnancy length.

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Against the odds: ‘Miracle’ IVF foal born in US

| 3 October 2015 9:49 am | 7 Comments
Against the odds: ‘Miracle’ IVF foal born in US

Breeding via Intracytoplasmic sperm injection a success at UC Davis.

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Study to gauge effectiveness of product aimed at diarrhea in foals

| 26 September 2015 10:20 am | 0 Comments
Study to gauge effectiveness of product aimed at diarrhea in foals

Trial of US product planned for Argentina.

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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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