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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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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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The Miracle of Minis

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

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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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Breeder Awards Case Study: Ontario

Ontario’s Thoroughbred Improvement Program (TIP) was created in 1974 by the former Ontario Racing Commission along with members of the breeding and racing industries. ...

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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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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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Horses Helping Humans

New research looks for similarities between treating neonatal maladjustment syndrome in foals and autism in humans....

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Assessing the Newborn Foal

My mare's first foal, a filly, arrived right at dinnertime. Within minutes, she untangled those gangly legs and found her way to her mother's udder....

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The Power of Pedigree

Breeding science for the 21st century....

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