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Reproduction

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
Pregnant horse grazing
October 05, 2020

Arginine Supplementation of Broodmares: Research Review

The amino acid arginine has many roles in the body, including nitrogen metabolism and excretion, vasodilation, and immune response. Read more
Mare an foal walking through lush pasture
September 16, 2020

Breeding to Improve Equine Genetics: Include Nutrition

Genetics accounts for only 30% of how a foal looks, behaves, and performs. Other factors can directly affect offspring Read more
Paint mare with foal nursing
July 27, 2020

Nutritional Antioxidants and the Late-Pregnant Mare

The metabolic demands of reproduction, specifically late gestation, parturition, and lactation, may trigger an upswing in oxidative stress in Read more
Old swaybacked horse grazing in a field
July 17, 2020

New Hope for Ageing Broodmares: Omega-3 Fatty Acids

When strategically supplemented with key nutrients, older mares might regain the importance they once had, allowing breeders to preserve Read more
Mare grazing while foal naps
July 08, 2020

Supplemental Niacin May Improve Mare Fertility

Scientists have discovered a link between niacin deficiency and early embryonic death in mice, leading researchers to investigate its Read more
Horse grazing
September 25, 2019

Watching Broodmare Weight in Late Pregnancy

What’s wrong with letting a broodmare gain a little extra weight during the last few months of gestation? A Read more
Paint horse foal running in pasture
June 27, 2019

Healthy Foals: Supporting the Intestinal Microbiome

In order to support growth, the foal’s gastrointestinal tract must be healthy, with a population of appropriate intestinal microbes Read more
Pregnant horse grazing
May 01, 2019

What Do I Feed My Pregnant Mare?

What is the best way to ensure your foal obtains the necessary nutrients for slow, steady growth? Guarantee the Read more
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