Articles - breeding

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The Miracle of Minis

These pint-sized horses can bring joy to residents of hospitals and nursing homes...

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European Breed Databases: Miles Ahead of the Field

Exploring the world of information available to breeders...

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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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Training the Novice Stud to a Phantom Mare

Early, positive lessons in the breeding shed using a phantom mare will make your young stallion easier and safer to handle....

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Stud Duty

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

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Thoroughbred Genetics: How Close is Too Close?

A discussion by genetics expert Dianne Wiunkleman-Sim on inbreedng and outcrossing in thoroughbreds....

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The Power of Pedigree

Breeding science for the 21st century....

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Understanding Genetic Diseases

Have you ever wondered how a perfectly healthy stallion bred to a perfectly healthy mare can produce a foal with a serious genetic illness? Or why it can be risky to breed horses who share many of the same ancestors? Or why some genetic problems are ...

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12 Tips for Safe Foal Handling

Even the simplest interactions with humans during the first weeks of a foal's life can be important to its later training. Also, how "extreme imprinting" can be detrimental to the mare-foal bond and even the foal's health....

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Saving the Septic Foal

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

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