Breeding

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Are Thoroughbred Racehorses Being "(In)bred to Death?"

The Thoroughbred holds one of the oldest recorded pedigrees. There exists ongoing concern that the ever-narrowing gene pool of the Thoroughbred may be restricting genetic progress both athletically and reproductively, and contributing to an eventual increased frequency of heritable diseases.

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The Essential Foaling Kit for the First-Time Mare Owner

Congratulations! You're about to experience one of the most rewarding experiences of horse ownership: the arrival of your long-awaited foal. Here's what you should have on hand.

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Preparing to Deliver a Foal: A Horsebreeder's Eight Emotional Stages

Anyone who has had an overdue mare can easily recognize these eight stages of foaling—in themselves, that is. After nearly a year of waiting for the foal's arrival, we do get a bit impatient!

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Breeding Miniature Horses

When you decide to breed your miniature horse there are several things to consider before you actually breed your mare. Breeding miniature horses carries a certain amount of risk for the mare, the stud, and the foal. If you have a very dear pet then...

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Stages of Pregnancy in a Mare and Foal Birth

Knowing what to expect during your mare's pregnancy and the foal's birth can be life-saving to both the dam and the foal.