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By Karen Wolfsdorf, DVM Nature has timed the mare’s breeding season to maximize her foal’s chances of survival during winter. This evolution has led the mare to be a long-day, seas...

Health

5 Tips for Feeding Lactating Mares

5 Tips for Feeding Lactating Mares

  By Kristen M. Janicki Lactating mares have drastically increased nutritional requirements in order to keep themselves and their foals healthy. Do you get tired just watching your new foa...

How to Predict When a Mare Will Foal

How to Predict When a Mare Will Foal

For some breeders, the waiting game starts as soon as the mare is inseminated. For others, it starts when she’s confirmed in foal. Still for others, it starts when she her belly grows large. Whe...

Help! My Horse Ate Chicken Feed: What Should I Do?

Help! My Horse Ate Chicken Feed: What Should I Do?

My horse just ate chicken feed and I’m worried about what might happen. What should I do? Not only is intestinal upset a worry, but some chicken-feed additives are highly toxic to horses and...

Applying Acupuncture to Lameness in the Horse

Applying Acupuncture to Lameness in the Horse

By Allen Schoen Veterinary acupuncture and acutherapy are considered valid modalities, but the potential for abuse exists. These techniques should be regarded as surgical and/or medical procedures...

Articles

BEST DRESSAGE EVA

BEST DRESSAGE EVA

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Researchers determine sex of unborn foals with new test

Researchers determine sex of unborn foals with new test

by Eleanor Jones It is possible to find out the sex of unborn foals from as little as eight weeks after conception by testing mares’ blood plasma, researchers have found. An...

What Can a Horse’s Facial Whorl Tell You?

What Can a Horse’s Facial Whorl Tell You?

By Katie Navarra What can the whorl on your horse’s face tell you? Perhaps more than you thought: Researchers have learned that the height, location, and rotation direction of a horse’s...

Organizations

A Notice from U.S:  Saudi Arabia is Free of African Horse Sickness (AHS)

A Notice from U.S: Saudi Arabia is Free of African Horse Sickness (AHS)

The KSA Ministry of Agriculture has received a notice from the US Department of Agriculture stating the kingdom is free of African horse disease (AHS), according to the U. S. regulations. Thus the qua...

3rd World Arabian Horse Festival  2016

3rd World Arabian Horse Festival 2016

Minister of Agriculture Engineer Abdul Rahman bin Abdul Mohsen al-Fadhli issued his consent on 12/28/1436 H to holding the 3rd  International Arabian Horse Championship (Title Show) at the World...

THE BEST DAM TROPHY in Paris 2015

THE BEST DAM TROPHY in Paris 2015

This year, and for the very first time in the , the Best Dam Trophy will be awarded. Just as the Best Sire Trophy is crowning a Sire whose offsprings will obtain the best results during the show, the...

Arabian Dreams

Arabian Dreams

The custodian of one of the greatest herds of horses on earth opens his farm to visitors, offering a one-of-a-kind bonding experience. Seventy-two hooves pound the turf as moms and babes fly across...

Race

Group or Individual Horse Housing: Which is Less Stressful?

Group or Individual Horse Housing: Which is Less Stressful?

. And as the research pours in, we’re finding more and more support for that idea. Case in point: British researchers have confirmed that horses tend to show more physiological signs of stress w...

A U.S. breeder of Arabian horses says

A U.S. breeder of Arabian horses says

WARSAW, Poland — A U.S. breeder of Arabian horses says he is shunning a well-regarded auction in Poland this year because the experienced heads of stud farms that have held the event for decades...

Foal Sex Gestation, Length Heritable Through Mare Bloodlines

Foal Sex Gestation, Length Heritable Through Mare Bloodlines

Are you breeding to produce a stallion? Or maybe you’re planning a breeding around a mare’s “normal” gestation to have a foal on the ground at a certain time. Either way, check...

Goodwood part of new Arabian Triple Crown

Goodwood part of new Arabian Triple Crown

GOODWOOD will introduce a £400,000 race for Purebred Arabian horses on Nassau Stakes day as leg one of a new Qatar Arabian Triple Crown offering a $1 million bonus to any winner. The Qatar Ha...