Post-Foaling Mare Care

January, 2024 \ by Casie Bazay

Once your foal is born, a lot of attention naturally goes toward this new baby, but mare care after foaling is equally important. In this article, we’ll focus on what...

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3 Tips for Keeping Broodmares Healthy

December, 2022 \ by Amanda Bradbery, Ph.D. Collaborator

Published: May 2020 | Updated: December 2022 Key Takeaways: An ideal horse body condition score of 6 on the 1-to-9 Henneke scale will help your mare conceive and carry. Stay...

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The Nutritionist’s Guide To Putting Mares Under Lights

December, 2022 \ by Emily Dickson

Every breeding farm knows the benefits of early foals. Of course, you want to optimize your mare’s cycle so that your foals have the best chance of developing, performing and...

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Is My Mare Prepared for Breeding?

October, 2022 \ by Amanda Bradbery, Ph.D. Collaborator

Published: May 2020 | Updated: October 2022 Key-Takeaways: Timing is everything: You must optimize your mare’s heat cycle. Your breeding program should include considerations for your mare’s nutrition, supplements, and...

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Debunking the Mare Heat Cycle

October, 2022 \ by Casie Bazay Collaborator

Published: July 2020 | Updated: October 2022 As far as reproductive status goes, mares typically mature somewhere between 12 and 15 months of age. This is when their “heat” cycle...

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Overfeeding Broodmares: How do you know when it’s too much?

August, 2020 \ by Amanda Bradbery, Ph.D. Collaborator

The most common misconception in the horse breeding world is that we are feeding for two. Thankfully for our wallets, we do not have to feed broodmares as if we...

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