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October 27, 2018 - Reproductive Veterinary Services

  • November 13, 2018
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Breeding — Reproductive Veterinary Services by Heather Smith Thomas BREEDING HORSES IS OFTEN challenging, with the goal of getting every mare safely and efficiently in foal. There can be frustrations along...

August 4, 2018 - Racing Older Horses

  • November 07, 2018
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Racing Older Horses — Tips on Keeping Them Sound by Heather Smith Thomas HORSES ARE TREMENDOUS ATHLETES. Keeping them fit and at peak performance can be a challenge, however, since even a subtle or minor...

July 14, 2018 - Ulcers and Stress

  • August 08, 2018
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Ulcers and Stress in Racehorses: Management Makes a Difference by Heather Smith Thomas ULCERS ARE COMMON PROBLEMS in Thoroughbreds, due in part to the horse’s stomach anatomy and our feeding and management...

March 17, 2018 - Growth Rate in Foals

  • March 28, 2018
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Growth Rate in Foals by Heather Smith Thomas FOALS GROW FASTEST during the first months of life. Genetics, feed, and environment all play roles in growth and skeletal development. Brian Nielsen, PhD (Professor...

February 24, 2018 - Diarrhea in Young Foals

  • March 08, 2018
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Diarrhea in Young Foals by Heather Smith Thomas INTESTINAL INFECTIONS CAN BE DEADLY for young foals, especially in the first days and weeks of life. A clean environment, good care and monitoring, and being...

January 20, 2018 - Reproductive Problems in Mares

  • February 07, 2018
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Reproductive Problems in Mares by Heather Smith Thomas BROODMARE MANAGEMENT CAN BE CHALLENGING, trying to get every mare safely in foal. There are many reproductive problems frequently en-countered and...

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