Mare Fertility

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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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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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Improving Equine Fertility

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

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How to Be a Vigilant Broodmare Owner

Serious complications are uncommon in equine pregnancies, but when they occur the consequences can be devastating. Here are 6 high-risk scenarios to watch for.

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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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