Breeding and Reproduction

Horse breeding from planning through foal care

Identifying Foal Rejection

Foal rejection can jeopardize the foal’s health—and even life—due to failure of passive transfer of immunity or severe injury.

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Biosecurity; horse farm biosecurity

Horse Farm Biosecurity

Infectious diseases such as equine herpesvirus can can be spread via exposed horses and on equipment. Here are the best ways to avoid this and keep your horses healthy.

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Improving Equine Fertility

To shed light on the fertility troubles many breeders encounter, two theriogenologists have shared 7 practical tips centered around getting a mare in foal.

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Common Sense Biosecurity

Biosecurity for Show Horses

Horse shows and events can act as petri dishes for infectious agents. Learn about the common pathogens horses encounter and how to protect your horse from them.

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Post-Foaling Red Flags

Watch for these 10 emergencies in the hours after a mare foals. Learn more in this article from The Horse‘s Spring 2024 issue.

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