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Social Effects on Equine Sperm Quality

Our friends at The Horse published a fantastic article last month highlighting the benefits of, “strategically stabling stallions,” to improve sperm quality, sighting a recent Swiss study.  We enjoyed the results of the study and wanted to share it with you … Continue reading

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Fantastic Foaling Video Blog by CSU

We love what Dr. McCue and the staff at the Colorado State University Equine Reproduction Lab are up to, publishing educational digital video blogs via Youtube!  An excellent embrace of today’s technology and a powerful way to obtain free training … Continue reading

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Preparing Your Stallion for the Breeding Season

Breeding season is upon us!  Many of you are in the midst of preparing for daily collections, semen processing, and shipping as we quickly approach February.  At Breeder’s Choice, we have a lot of discussions with our clients about how … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays!

We at the Equine Breeding Blog with you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!  We spent time at the Annual Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) event in Salt Lake City this month and it is a real … Continue reading

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Stallions in the Light?

Artificial light sources are used in the equine industry to improve fertility in mares and control cycles. Can this same concept be utilized with stallions? The Equine Breeding Blog examines a case made in 1998 in The Horse. Continue reading

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Mares & Hormones

It’s always critical to consider the health of your mare when preparing for the breeding season.  This concern should extend well beyond the basic “health considerations” and should take a look at other internal factors, such as hormones.  The Horse … Continue reading

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AAEP Annual Convention

The Annual Convention for The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) is scheduled for 1-5 December in Anaheim, CA.  If you’re not familiar with the organization, AAEP was founded in 1954 by a group of 11 charter members who saw … Continue reading

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Tips for Shipping Cooled Semen

The economy has rebounded enough to show an improvement in the equine breeding industry in 2012.  Horse shows & industry events are seeing growth this year in participation and attendance, farms are back into aggressive breeding programs to support their … Continue reading

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Teaching Novice Stallions to Mount a Breeding Phantom

Whew, the breeding season is in full swing.  We’ve been busy over hear at Breeder’s Choice, shipping products, working with our wonderful clients!  It’s been a wonderful year and great to hear your breeding stories!  We came across this great … Continue reading

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Stallion Leg Protection

One way to ruin the breeding season is to have a stallion with sore legs or injuries that cause him to not want to do his job.  With multiple mounts, sore knees can become a problem.  We’ve found a number … Continue reading

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