Tag Archives: breeding

Breeding Dummy Design

We’re about to begin the equine breeding season again!  A lot of you are looking at new equipment and supplies to assist in your efforts.  At the Equine Breeding Blog we are always scouring the web for industry trends, products, … Continue reading

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An Iconic Breeding Operation: Anheuser-Busch

We thought this ABC News story about the Anheuser-Busch Clydesdale equine operation was worth sharing.  Many people unfamiliar with the Equine Industry are quite familiar with the Budweiser Clydesdale, but what goes on behind the scenes to raise these iconic horses? … Continue reading

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Top Notch Research!

Our friends at The Horse recently published a fantastic article summarizing all the important repro studies from 2014, many of which were presented at the recent American Association of Equine Practitioners’ (AAEP) Annual Convention (We were there, but missed this technical session!). … 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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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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A Study of Collecting Equine Semen on One Mount

Presented orally at the 11th International Symposium on Equine Reproduction in New Zealand this past January, Julie Kalmar, pursuing an MS degree at the University of Kentucky, discussed her findings on the effect of multiple mounts prior to stallion ejaculation. … Continue reading

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University of Kentucky Equine Short Course

The great folks at the University of Kentucky sent us some information on their upcoming Short Course.  If you’re involved in the equine breeding industry and you haven’t checked out a local university short course, we highly recommend you do!  … 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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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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