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Breed the Perfect Foal

Three experts in the breeding industry explain how to choose a stallion to best compliment your mare’s strengths and weaknesses....

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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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Born in the USA – Part III – Dressage

Jean Brinkman and Scott Hassler share the secrets of their success in the concluding episode of our series on first generation breeders int eh United States....

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The Cloning Conundrum

It was not so long ago that cloning was the topic of occasional futuristic horror movies, an ominous concept that provoked a mixture of fear and ethical doubt in most people....

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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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Neonatal Maladjustment Syndrome – Saving the “dummy foal”

Your mare has just had a foal. Perhaps the birth went smoothly, perhaps there were some difficulties - but either way, the foal is here. ...

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Witness the Miracle of Birth

Photographer Pam Mackenzie is invited to be present during a foaling....

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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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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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