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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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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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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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European Breed Databases: Miles Ahead of the Field

Exploring the world of information available to breeders...

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The Cloning Conundrum

It was not so long ago that cloning was the topic of occasional futuristic horror movies, an ominous concept that provoked a mixture of fear and ethical doubt in most people....

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Why I Can’t Afford to Breed an Ontario-bred Horse

Challenges facing Ontario Thoroughbred breeders....

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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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Transitioning Racing Fillies to Broodmares

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

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Case Closed

The Canadian Warmblood Horse Breeders Association, which established Warmbloods as a distinct breed in 1991, has triumphed after a 12-year controversy to ensure that they remain a distinct breed....

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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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