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AAEP Updates Vaccination Guidelines

The guidelines make new recommendations for core and risk-based vaccines for horses. The committee further emphasizes that routine vaccinations are considered essential during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Special Report: How Light Affects Your Horse

Special Report: How Light Affects Your Horse

Nearly all organisms, including horses, adapt their lifestyles to the timing of sunrise and sunset. From breeding to performance to haircoats—understanding how horses respond to light can help you manage them accordingly.

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Legendary Equine Disease Outbreaks

We take a look back at seven eye-opening equine disease outbreaks in the past 100 years, including influenza in Australia, equine viral arteritis in North America, and African horse sickness in Spain.

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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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Get Ready for Equine Breeding Season!

Get your questions answered about breeding mares and stallions and producing top-quality, healthy foals during our live Q&A. We cover everything from selecting the right parents to gestational care to ensuring your foal’s safe delivery.

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