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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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Chestnuts and Northern Dancer Line Prominent in 2018

Big reds and Northern Dancer linebreeding shine in Breeders’ Cup....

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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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Do the best racehorses make the best sires?

The surprising pattern of how top racehorses produce sire and broodmare sire lines...

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The Case for Breeder Awards Staying with OMAFRA

Government-funded awards should ensure the money is well managed and spent. ...

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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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Born in the USA – Part III – Dressage

Jean Brinkman and Scott Hassler share the secrets of their success in the concluding episode of our series on first generation breeders in the United States....

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Transitioning Racing Fillies to Broodmares

How to help fillies take on new careers as broodmares....

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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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Witness the Miracle of Birth

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

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