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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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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Protein Primer

Proteins and the amino acids that form them play important roles in the horse’s body, from muscle building and function to neurotransmission and hormone synthesis.

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8 Steps for Breeding Your Mare

Are you planning to breed your mare? Taking a systematic, step-by-step approach to managing each mare, in partnership with your veterinary team, can help cultivate success.

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