The best management practices for weaning foals

March, 2023 \ by Casie Bazay

Published: July 2021 | Updated: March 2023 Weaning is the process of taking a foal away from its mother and transitioning its core nutrient source from milk over to concentrated...

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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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Your Mare's Gut Health Impacts Colostrum Quality for Foals

December, 2022 \ by Casie Bazay Collaborator

Published: July 2020 | Updated: December 2022 The healthier the mare, the healthier the foal; this statement certainly checks out since foals receive their nutrition from the dam. And it...

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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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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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