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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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Stud Duty

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

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European Breed Databases: Miles Ahead of the Field

Exploring the world of information available to breeders...

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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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Fast Out of the Gate: Leading Freshman Sires

A 10-year review of Canada’s leading freshman sires....

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Complications in Late-Term Pregnancy

Your mare was successfully bred, confirmed in foal, and made it through the often precarious early months of pregnancy without any problems. You heave a sigh of relief and relax, thinking your mare is home-free ... but is she?...

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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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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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The Power of Pedigree

Breeding science for the 21st century....

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RCMP Breeding Program

Besides supplying the Musical Ride with its trademark black horses, the breeding centre in Pakenham, ON, has also produced some very talented sport horses....

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