Fetal Monitoring

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Impending Arrival

Determining when a mare will foal is art and science, but there are tests to help you pinpoint the due date.

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Breeding Equipment

Want your mare in Texas bred to a stallion in Germany? It?s easy with today’s equipment and technology.

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Predicting Mare Delivery Dates: The Eyes Have It

Thanks to a University of Pennsylvania study, owners of small ponies can now predict their pregnant mares’ delivery dates simply by looking into their unborn foals’ eyes. During a two-year project, researchers in the university’s School of

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Monitoring Pregnancy

Preparations for breeding and the act of getting a mare bred involve dedicated time and commitment by a horse owner. Then it seems as if all that needs to be done is to sit back and wait for the foaling date. But this is not quite so; it is

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Monitoring Fetal Well-Being

Fetal monitoring in horses is similar to the methods used for humans — ultrasound, EKG machines, and blood tests on unborns all are part of monitoring the health of the fetus. Advances in these areas for equines have allowed for

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