Breeding

Foal Pneumonia

By Kentucky Equine Research - Normally, foals receive passive immunity to disease through intake of the mare’s colostrum in the first hours of life. Newborns that have not received adequate amounts of colostrum are at increased risk of illness and this is often the situation when very young foals develop R. equi infection.

Breeding Management Practices for Mares

Contributed by Washington State University - Breeding season for horses usually occurs in the spring. This makes winter a good time for breeders to plan for the upcoming season. Though people have many reasons for breeding a horse, whether for commercial purposes or as a hobby, there are some important factors that all breeders should consider before getting started.

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