December 3, 2016 - Breeding: Preparing the Young Stallion for Breeding

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Preparing the Young Stallion for Breeding

by Heather Smith Thomas

MOST YOUNG STALLIONS that begin a breeding career have already proved themselves in racing careers. If the young horse has done well on the track during his 2- and 3-year-old years, for instance, he may begin breeding mares as a 4-year-old. Before entering the breeding shed he needs some re-training, a fertility evaluation, and some time to refocus on his new job and prepare for his first breeding season.

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