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June 08, 2022

Caseins Contribute to Stallion Fertility

Stallions experience periods of decreased fertility during breeding season. Tracking certain proteins called caseins could reveal periods of high Read more
Close-up of black stallion head
December 06, 2021

Before Breeding Season: Nutrition of Stallions and Broodmares

With breeding season just a few months away, now is the time to think about fine-tuning the nutrition of Read more
Pregnant Mare
November 10, 2021

Marine-Derived Omega-3s Benefit Foals Before Birth

Supplementing pregnant mares with certain omega-3s late in gestation has advantages for their developing foals. Read more
Pregnant horse grazing
October 25, 2021

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Benefit Foaling Mares Before Rebreeding

In a recent study, researchers set out to determine the effects of feeding docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), an omega-3 fatty Read more
Mare grazing while foal naps
July 12, 2021

Vitamin E and Coenzyme Q10: Antioxidants in Assisted Equine Reproduction

Antioxidants act by neutralizing or counteracting the effects of harmful reactive oxygen species during embryo transfer or in vitro Read more
Horse grazing
May 26, 2021

Baby Weight: Keep Broodmares in Healthy Body Condition

Obesity has been linked to anovulatory follicles and extended periods between estrus, making it difficult to predict ovulation. Read more
May 10, 2021

Minimize Gastric Ulcers in Rapidly Growing Weanlings

Gastric ulcers occur frequently in Thoroughbred foals and yearlings. Reports suggest one-quarter to one-half of foals have gastric ulcers. Read more
Chestnut mare grazes with nursing foal
May 03, 2021

Lactation in Mares: Nutritional Notes

Lactating mares may require twice as much dietary energy as horses at maintenance, placing them in the same nutritional Read more
Vet assisting newborn foal nursing.
January 18, 2021

Foal Health: Colostrum and Immunoglobulins

While immunoglobulin G (IgG) has been considered more important, some experts suggest that immunoglobulin A (IgA) actually reigns supreme. Read more
Stallion in Paddock
January 11, 2021

Stallion Nutrition: Coenzyme Q10 Improves Semen Quality

Researchers found improvements in total motility, progressive motility, and viability in stallions considered to have suboptimal spermatozoa motility. Read more

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