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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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European Breed Databases: Miles Ahead of the Field

Exploring the world of information available to breeders...

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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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Stud Duty

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

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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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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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Horses Helping Humans

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

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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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The Power of Pedigree

Breeding science for the 21st century....

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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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