Supporting Reproductive Health In Aging Mares

Mare, mare, quite contrary, how do your follicles grow? Perhaps more importantly, how does the growth of follicles—the small sac on the ovary from which an egg is released—change with each passing year of a mare’s reproductive career? This and other questions related to the ageing equine reproductive tract were recently asked by a group of […]

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Stellar Wind Será Ofrecida Como Prospecto De Yegua Madre En La Subasta De Noviembre En Keeneland

Lane’s End Sales consignará a la campeona, Eclipse Award y ganadora de seis Grado 1 Stellar Wind en la Subasta de Noviembre 2017 de Keeneland. Propiedad de Hronis Racing y entrenada por John Sadler, Stellar Wind está invicta en tres salidas en 2017, todas selectivas Grado 1. Fue elegida Campeona Tresañera en 2015 después de […]

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Multiple Graded Stakes Winner Cash Control Retired, Booked To Quality Road

Cash Control, a 6-year-old daughter of Pioneerof the Nile, has been retired to broodmare status by owner and breeder Richard Klein, reports The bay mare won 10 of her 22 lifetime starts, including the G3 Old Forester Mint Julep Handicap and the G3 Cardinal Handicap. “She is sound as could be but just doesn’t […]

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Four Tips For Feeding Mares In Late Gestation

The nutritional requirements for in-foal mares are more robust than the average horse. Not only are they in need of specific vitamins, minerals and fats in order to maintain their health and condition, but they also need specific nutrients to maintain that of their unborn foal. While the nutritional requirements of mares don’t change dramatically […]

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Should You Do A Hysteroscopy During A Breeding Soundness Exam?

When a mare has difficulty getting into foal, reproductive veterinarians rely on a number of diagnostic procedures to define the root of the problem. While cytology, ultrasound, transrectal palpation and endometrial culture are standard diagnostic practices for infertility diagnosis, the less common hysteroscopy may be helpful as well. A hysteroscopy involves running a flexible endoscope […]

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Upcoming Webinar From ‘The Horse’ Will Answer Mare-Owners’ Questions About Breeding

The Horse announced it will host a webinar on Thursday, January 12 at 8:00PM EST aimed at mare owners planning to breed their mare(s) this upcoming breeding season. The webinar will feature equine reproductive specialists Drs. Ryan Ferris, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACT and David Schofield, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACT. Topics will include stallion selection, breeding […]

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OBS 2017 Winter Mixed Sale Catalog Now Online

The catalog for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2017 Winter Mixed Sale is now available on the OBS website. The online catalog’s main page contains a link to a sortable master index providing searchable pedigree and consignor information as well as access to pedigree updates occurring since the catalog was printed. The main page also […]

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Keeneland January Sale Catalog Now Available Online

Keeneland has cataloged 1,892 horses for its 59th Horses of All Ages Sale, to be held Jan. 9-13, 2017. The catalog includes 726 broodmares, 147 broodmare prospects, 732 yearlings, 280 horses of racing age and seven stallions and stallion prospects. The interactive catalog is available online at Print catalogs are to be mailed the […]

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Foaling 101: What You Should Expect When They’re Expecting

Watching the birth of a foal is a life-changing event. If a mare has been on a healthy nutritional program and checked regularly by a veterinarian, she has the best chance of an uncomplicated foaling. Typically it is good to acclimate the mare to the surroundings in which she will foal a few weeks prior […]

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