Developmental Dental Disorders in Horses

New Imaging Technique for Parrot Mouth in Foals

German researchers found foals can spontaneously correct their own overjets (parrot mouth) within a year. However, they also found that foals born without overjets can develop them within the first few months of life.

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Preservation of Rare Horse Breeds

With the national horse population trending down, the abundance of options available to horse buyers has left some rare breeds teetering on the edge of catastrophic loss.

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10 R. equi Resources on TheHorse.com

Rhodococcus equi is the most serious cause of pneumonia in 1- to 4-month-old foals. Learn more about this potentially deadly pathogen and how to protect your foals with these resources on TheHorse.com.

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How to Get a Foal From a Performance Mare

Is your mare’s competitive career progressing, but you’d like to get a foal from her? Dr. Ryan Ferris gives an overview of how much time a mare needs off training for assisted reproductive techniques, such as embryo transfer.

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Changing Trends in Equine Reproduction

Current horse breeding trends are characterized by a decline in mares bred and a new focus on well-being of established pregnancies, as well as enhanced genetic selection related to the health and future performance of foals.

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Improving Genetic Diversity in PRE Horses

When breeders flock to the same few stallions in a certain breed, a genetic nightmare can result. Here’s how a PRE organization and researchers used science to improve genetic diversity.

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