Modern Horse Breeding: A Guide for Owners

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Globe Pequot, 2001 - Sports & Recreation - 158 pages
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"A book for novice breeders who are fairly experienced with horses and ponies."--Cover.
 

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Contents

Veterinary Considerations
7
Reproductive Function in the Mare
13
Reproductive Function in the Stallion
21
Genetics and Heredity
27
Pregnancy
31
Before During and After Foaling
39
Veterinary Care and Management of Mares Foals and Youngstock
55
Nutritional Requirements of Mares Foals and Youngstock
68
Practical Aspects
89
Financial Matters
97
Your Foundation Stock
107
Nature Versus Man
115
Sending Your Mare to Stud
123
Care of the Pregnant Mare
129
Foaling Practicalities
135
As Time Goes On
141

Diseases and Abnormalities
77
Artificial Insemination and Embryo Transfer
85

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About the author (2001)

Susan McBane is the author of over 40 equestrian books. She has an HNC in Equine Science and Management, and is co-founder of The Equine Behaviour Forum. She lives near Darwin, Lancashire, in the United Kingdom.

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