Mare Care

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Breeding Aging Mares

How to decide if your older mare is a good candidate for breeding and improve her chances of success. Read more in this article from the Winter 2023 issue of The Horse.

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Feeding Metabolic Broodmares

If your broodmare is overweight and/or has metabolic problems, her foal could be at risk. Here’s how you can keep both horses safe during pregnancy.

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Riding Broodmares

Discover how to properly condition your mare before, during, and after her pregnancy in this article from the Riding Horse 2023 issue of The Horse.

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Breeding Older Mares

Are you thinking about breeding an older mare? There are steps—some simple, some cutting-edge—breeders can take to obtain foals from mares with waning fertility.

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Tips for Feeding Late-Term Broodmares

With careful management and feed selection, owners can provide broodmares with the nutrients they need to support foal growth. Here’s what our equine nutritionist recommends.

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Before Your Mare Foals

The final 100 days of gestation bring their own unique developments, changes, and challenges. Get tips to help your mare’s third trimester run smoothly.

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