Articles - breeding

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Breeder Awards Case Study: Ontario

Ontario's breeding industry is in decline with no long-term funding earmarked for the benefit of the province's racehorse breeders.

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The Positive Impact of Breeder Awards

It takes a minimum of four years to get a racehorse to the track. This series looks at how local breeder awards encourage this long-term investment.

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Warmblood Fragile Foal Syndrome

Everything Warmblood horse breeders need to know about a newly-discovered, fatal, genetic disorder called Warmblood Fragile Foal Syndrome.

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Genetically Modified Super Horses

Horse Sport asks, can genetically modified horses improve the abilities of equine athletes? And, perhaps more importantly, should it be allowed?

By: Kim Izzo
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Fast Out of the Gate: Leading Freshman Sires

A 10-year review of Canada’s leading freshman sires reveals these quick starters have gone on to solidify their place as leading sires in the country.

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Where are These Successful Cup Winners Now?

As three-year-olds they were superior examples of conformation. Where are these Governor General’s and Lieutenant Governor’s Cup winners now?

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Built for the Job

In this article experts discuss hunter/jumper conformation: what to embrace, what to avoid, and how “ideal” is an elusive goal.

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Top Ten Modern Winning Bloodlines

Which genetics are considered to be among the best in the world by today’s competition standards? Find out in this article.

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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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Saving the Septic Foal

Sepsis is an extreme systemic inflammatory response which develops when a foal becomes infiltrated with bacteria and infection spreads unchecked.