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January 28, 2012 - Feeding the Estrous Cycle

  • January 24, 2012
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Trade Zone: Feeding the Estrous Cycle Keys to successful breeding are well-balanced diet, healthy body condition Mares must have a well-balanced diet and a healthy body condition to cycle properly and...

The Invisible Disease

  • January 16, 2012
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Endometritis is an invisible disease. It affects the delicate lining of a mare’s uterus—the endometrium—which can become inflamed and create a hostile environment for sperm, as well as any resulting embryo...

December 10, 2011 - Vaccine Efficacy

  • January 12, 2012
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Trade Zone: Vaccine Efficacy Most of us have received vaccinations or “shots,” and most of us have watched our horses get theirs, but how many of us really understand how these vaccines work? Why are some...

October 29, 2011 - Ulcers..For Life?

  • January 12, 2012
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Trade Zone: Ulcers..For Life? What could the following three situations all have in common? 1. You return home from the track after a disappointing race. You had high hopes for your elite runner and he...

November 12, 2011 - Proper Nutrition for the Broodmare

  • November 09, 2011
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Trade Zone: Proper Nutrition for the Broodmare Mares must have a well-balanced diet and healthy body condition to cycle properly and conceive and carry a foal. According to equine nutritionist Dr. Tania...

July 9, 2011 - The Equine Respiratory System

  • August 28, 2011
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Trade Zone: The Equine Respiratory System The respiratory tract of the horse, which moves extremely large volumes of air in and out of the lungs, is a highly specialized organ system that serves one primary...

June 18, 2011 - Baby Boot Camp: Prepping Yearlings

  • June 20, 2011
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Trade Zone: Baby Boot Camp: Prepping Yearlings Anyone who’s watched scruffy, awkward weanlings playing in a pasture may wonder how they ever turn out to be the pristine, polished yearlings seen heading...

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