Foal Heat in Horses: How to Protect the Newborn Foal

February, 2023 \ by Casie Bazay Collaborator

Published: July 2020 | Updated: February 2023  Foal heat is what we call the first estrus or mare heat cycle after foaling, and it usually begins 6-12 days after the...

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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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