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Mare and Foal

Young horses don’t have it easy. New homes, new herd mates, new careers and new routines. On top of constant changes, they have an immature immune system, which can create the perfect opportunity for an infectious respiratory disease to...
A young horse out on pasture achieves many benefits. He learns how to move his gangly frame, becoming agile and coordinated as he frolics in open spaces, particularly when he has other young buddies to run with. While young...
You’ve spent many months planning and waiting for your new foal. It’s important that you take steps to protect him during his first year of life with vaccinations that can keep him healthy and even save his life. At one...
Photo: Cheryl WintersRichard Winters, a longtime clinician and 2009 champion of the Road to the Horse colt-starting competition, believes a foal should be comfortable while standing tied by the time he's a weanling, but this should be taught in...
Newborns evoke a smile and the birth of a foal is no different. Horse owners greatly anticipate the birth of a foal and are wise to prepare the mare for the birth. “On average, a mare is pregnant 340...

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Breeding season can be a stressful time for owners and horses alike. While horse owners are hustling to prepare facilities, the broodmares may be just as tense. Especially for young and maiden mares, the stress from being trailered to...
There was a good reason old Aunt Edna didn’t fancy having young children come visit. Filled with enticing nooks and crannies, trinkets and breakable objects of all kinds, her home was hardly "child proof.” While you can tell a child,...
Q. I am interested in breeding my maiden mare, but am concerned about EVA. How can I ensure that the semen I use for her artificial insemination is free of this disease?A. Although equine viral arteritis (EVA) typically creates...
The Veterinary Genetics Laboratory at the University of California, Davis, offers DNA testing for several inherited equine diseases. Before breeding a horse, it’s advisable to have it tested for the possibility that it can pass on an inherited disease....
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