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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.

Rare Przewalski's Horse Born After Artificial Insemination
2013-08-06 04:26:26

The recent birth of a Przewalski's horse at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute has given new hope for the future of the rare and endangered species, which at one time was believed to be extinct.

2011-10-06 11:05:51

It is widely believed that being born is about the most stressful thing that can happen to anybody.

2011-03-29 13:31:48

Foetal loss is a common phenomenon in domestic horses after away-mating.

2010-07-12 08:00:00

CAVE CREEK, Ariz., July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- With last month's purchase of Spooks Gotta Gun, one of the National Reining Horse Association's (NRHA) most popular breeding sires, Silver Spurs Equine has reaffirmed its position as one of the most prestigious stallion owners in the industry.

2009-07-29 06:21:40

Eighty Israeli and Palestinian breeders will show off their pure bred Arabian horses at a West Bank beauty pageant horse show Friday, the organizer said. Israeli Jews and Arabs from throughout Israel will compete against Palestinian breeders from the West Bank at the Khalil A-Rahman show, horse breeder and show organizer Obeida Muhtaseb said in an interview with UPI Wednesday. Forty Israelis and 40 Palestinians have registered their horses for the show, which will be held in the football...


Latest Stallion Reference Libraries

Tori horse
2014-07-03 13:16:45

The Tori is a breed of horse that originated in Estonia. The first breed type was developed between 1890 to 1950 by crossing native mares with European stallions. The Tori’s quality slowly deteriorated from inbreeding depression found in the 1930s. The Tori was then crossed with Breton Post-Horse stallions to alleviate the inbreeding depression. As a result a larger type of Tori was developed and became widespread. Further crossbreeding was introduced with Hanoverian, Holstein and...

Plains Zebra, Equus quagga
2012-06-27 13:47:30

The plains zebra (Equus quagga) is native to Africa, and is the most common zebra found. Its range extends from southern Ethiopia to East Africa, with a southern range including Angola and eastern South Africa. Its other common names include Burchell’s zebra and the common zebra. The plains zebra holds six recognized subspecies including Grant’s zebra and the maneless zebra. The plains zebra and the mountain zebra are classified in the subgenus Hippotigris and appear to be more...

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Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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