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2013-12-18 23:28:21

ThoroughGen, a leading equine genetics research firm, announces the release of its Breeding Cloud test that will change the way breeding pairs are chosen in the Thoroughbred industry. This new model represents the first genetics-based analysis of both the broodmare and sire in order to choose the mating pair with the best statistical chance of producing an elite racing prospect. Owego, NY (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 ThoroughGen, a leading equine genetics research firm, announces the release...

2011-09-28 14:41:40

One of the most controversial topics in horse breeding circles relates to the best method for identifying foals. For animal welfare reasons, many veterinarians are currently promoting the method of implanting a microchip over the traditional practice of branding, while officials of major sport horse breed registries deny that branding really causes pain or stress to foals. But what do the horses themselves think?  The team of Christine Aurich at the University of Veterinary Medicine,...

2011-08-05 14:07:33

As (human) mothers will be all too ready to confirm, many young animals develop diarrhoea shortly after birth.  Diarrhoea in young calves is known to be caused by incorrect feeding management or by bacteria or viruses but this does not seem to be the case with diarrhoea in young foals.  Instead, it has been proposed that foals "Ëœautomatically' develop diarrhoea around the time their mothers' oestrous cycle restarts after giving birth.  This theory has now been...

2011-07-20 00:00:32

Horse Stall mat (Equine Flooring) options from Rubber Flooring Inc. are now available. Chandler, AZ (PRWEB) July 19, 2011 Rubber Flooring Inc. announces the introduction of Horse Stall mat (Equine Flooring) covering options. Horse mats are available in a wide variety of sizes, textures and colors. All Stall mats are nontoxic and easy to clean. The Horse Stall mat options at Rubber Flooring Inc. provide a clean, comfortable and durable surface for your horse. All equestrian barn flooring...

2011-07-14 06:24:00

SWINDON, England, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Trust's MyFarm team at Wimpole Home Farm in Cambridgeshire have been eagerly awaiting the foaling of Queenie, the only Shire Horse mare at Wimpole for weeks now. As over 800 people or groups of people saw, Queenie went into her much anticipated labour. At 11.45pm she gave birth to a beautiful filly foal. Although she had a perceptible heartbeat when she was born she was not breathing. Emma, horse manager at...

2011-06-13 04:55:00

SWINDON, England, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - The National Trust has revealed that it will be broadcasting the birth of a foal live over the internet as part of its MyFarm experiment*. Queenie, the only Shire Horse [http://www.my-farm.org.uk/news-and-blog/queenies-having-a-baby ] mare at Wimpole Home Farm in Cambridgeshire is preparing to give birth, and the live streaming - which can be viewed now - is a key part of the MyFarm project...

2011-04-06 22:45:24

Like any other newborn, the neonatal horse can be a challenging patient. Its immune system is still under construction, its blood chemistry can vary wildly, and "“ like most infants "“ it wants to stay close to mom. These factors are magnified in the critically ill foal, said Pamela Wilkins, a professor of equine internal medicine and emergency/critical care at the University of Illinois and the author of a new paper on equine neonatal intensive care. The paper, in Clinical...

2010-11-30 06:00:00

BELLEVILLE, ON, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ - Bioniche Life Sciences Inc. (TSX: BNC), a research-based, technology driven Canadian biopharmaceutical company, today announced that it has signed an agreement with Thorn BioScience LLC, a subsidiary of CreoSalus, Inc. The agreement provides exclusive rights to Bioniche to market and distribute CreoSalus' SucroMate(TM )Equine product in the U.S., with a first right of negotiation to expand the territory. SucroMate(TM) Equine was just registered...


Latest Horse breeding Reference Libraries

Canadian Horse
2014-04-03 12:38:23

The Canadian horse is a breed of horse that was developed in Canada during the late seventeenth century. This breed was developed using French light and draft horses as well as some Andalusians, Arabians, Normans, and other breeds. The horse was eventually given the nickname “the little iron horse” because of its ability to withstand grueling work conditions. Initially, foals were leased or sold to clergymen and gentlemen farmers as property of the king, but population numbers grew so...

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