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Mastering The Art of Stallioneering

Gayle Bosscher and Arika Everatt-Meeuse share the secrets of successfully handling studs....

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The Slip

Maintaining an equine pregnancy can be tricky; complications can occur with both natural and artificial conception. The financial and emotional costs of such a loss have researchers across the country working to improve the odds of producing a foal....

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Saving the Septic Foal

Sepsis is a life-threatening condition which puts newborns at risk....

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The Evolution and Legacy of Canadian Welsh Pony Breeders

The versatility and athleticism of the Welsh Pony has made it the most sought-after performance pony in many disciplines of equestrian sport. ...

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Health Q & A: What is a Chimera?

In Greek mythology, the Chimera (ki-mee-ra) was a fire-breathing monster, a hybrid composed of a lioness, a goat, and a snake. Sighting the Chimera was a portent of storms, shipwrecks, and volcanic eruptions....

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Top Ten Modern Winning Bloodlines

There are many factors that combine to produce a top-class stallion, but certain sires of the past decade who were themselves successful in major championships are now seeing their own offspring compete at the highest levels....

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Do the best racehorses make the best sires?

The surprising pattern of how top racehorses produce sire and broodmare sire lines...

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Stud Duty

Factors involved in bringing a stallion off the track to the breeding shed....

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Born in The USA – Part II: Eventing

The second in our three-part series on breeding for the Olympic disciplines focuses ont he efforts being made by first generation event horse breeders Michael and Nathalie Pollard, Andrew and Tiffany Palmer and Tim and Cheryl Holekamp....

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Understanding Stallion Behaviour

Equine psychologist Antonia Henderson examines why "boys will be boys" and how to use that knowledge for more effective management of their natural behaviour and libido....

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