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Stud Duty

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

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Mating Strategy & Breeding Science

A detailed look at the art of racehorse breeding, including linebreeding, breeding strategies and research regarding so-called "speed genes."...

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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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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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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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Born in the USA – Part 1: Show Jumping

The first installment in a three-part series covering the efforts of first generation U.S. breeders aiming at producing All-American Olympic teams....

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Built for the Job

Experts discuss hunter/jumper conformation: what to embrace, what to avoid, and how “ideal” is an elusive goal...

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“Warmblood” Is Not a Breed

In their article 'Case Closed' (June 2011 Horse Sport), Chris Gould and his co-authors painted a picture of the development of sport horse breeding which cannot remain undisputed....

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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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Where are These Successful Cup Winners Now?

See where the careers of these successful GG and LG Cup winners have taken them....

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