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Breeder Awards Case Study: Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is an excellent case study of how a breeding industry will rapidly decline without long-term funding....

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Breeder Awards Case Study: New York

New York has once again become a big apple in the United States with its thoroughbred racing and breeding program....

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Deep Linebreeding for Biofuel

Three-year-old filly Biofuel was named Canada's Horse of the Year for 2010, after winning four stakes in her six starts, concluding with the Selene Stakes (GIII) at Woodbine in September. ...

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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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Causes of Equine Abortion and Birth Defects

Why some mares don't carry their foals to term, and why some are born with abnormalities. ...

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European Breed Databases: Miles Ahead of the Field

Exploring the world of information available to breeders...

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Witness the Miracle of Birth

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

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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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Mastering The Art of Stallioneering

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

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