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Thursday, February 11, 2016

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Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Stallion Service Auction Closes Tuesday for the National Halter Horse Association

“The National Halter Horse Association Internet Stallion Service Auction provides a great opportunity to buy breedings to top Halter stallions at a good price.

Friday, February 5, 2016

Amandas CD and Junie Wood: Abilene Open Stars

Amandas CD, shown for Chris and Tracy Brengard by Matt Miller, and Junie Wood, with John Mitchell for Slate River Ranch, claimed the 2016 Abilene Spectacular 4-Year-Old, and 5/6-year-old Open championships, respectively, in Abilene, Tex.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Small Changes in Hay Have a Big Impact on Your Horse

You just received a new load of hay in to your barn. It smells so good, and looks just like the last load you got from your regular supplier. But is it really the same? 

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Breeding With Frozen Semen

The benefits of using frozen semen when breeding a mare are numerous. Cryopreservation (freezing) allows long-term sperm storage, which in turn allows a breeder to but and store semen from a stallion of interest and save it for the right mare in the future.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Bran Mash - Benefits and Problems

During these cold, dreary days of winter, a common discussion around the barns in this area is whether or not horse owners should provide their horses with a bran mash daily, weekly or at all. So I thought it would be a good idea to devote this month’s column to the benefits and problems of feeding bran.

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