Dr. Nancy Diehl addresses a question about why a mare might respond differently to training after having her first foal.
The American Association of Equine Practitioners has published new nocardioform placentitis guidelines to help veterinarians help protect their clients’ broodmares and unborn foals.
Friesian breeders can test for the variant to implement early veterinary management and avoid breeding carriers.
Techniques that allow researchers to understand the underlying mechanisms of disease include genetic analyses, RNA sequencing, and advanced proteomics and lipidomics.
Researchers monitored mares’ heart rate responses to sounds of certain predators. Here’s what they found.
Research results could lead to better identification of horses likely to gray early or pass on gray-with-age genes and a clearer understanding of how the mutation affects horses’ health.
Three scientists discuss genetic variation in horse breeds, why it’s important, and what we’ll learn from the Thoroughbred Genetic Diversity project.
Researcher: ACOX1 might factor into energy metabolism that contributes to the different needs of certain breeds, including Thoroughbreds and Arabians, as well as “rustic” breeds capable of surviving harsh conditions.
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