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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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Genetically Modified Super Horses

Can genetic modification improve the abilities of sport horses?...


Stud Duty

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


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....


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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Mastering The Art of Stallioneering

Gayle Bosscher and Arika Everatt-Meeuse share the secrets of successfully handling studs....


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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Warmblood Fragile Foal Syndrome

Learn about the fatal genetic disorder Warmblood Fragile Foal Syndrome....


Born in the USA – Part 1: Show Jumping

The first installment in a three-part series covering the efforts of first generation U.S. breeders aiming at producing All-American Olympic teams....


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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