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Written by Tracy Donaldson. What is an equestrian community? Excella Equine Estates is a brand-new equestrian community in Stony Plain, Alberta, Canada; but what is an equestrian community?  This community concept is popular in the United States and new to Canada; the benefits of this type of community are endless!  Equestrian communities are for everyoneContinue reading “EXCELLA EQUINE ESTATES”

Recipient Mares Influence Embryo Transfer Foals

Written by Kentucky Equine Research Staff. Embryo transfer is a technique in which a mare (donor) conceives through natural or artificial insemination and the embryo is flushed from the uterus before it implants. The embryo is then introduced into the uterus of another mare (recipient) where it implants and matures. If all goes well, theContinue reading “Recipient Mares Influence Embryo Transfer Foals”

Tipping Point for the Friesian Horse?

Written by Mirjam Hommes. (translated to English) The Friesian horse has been on the verge of extinction a number of times in the course of history. The breed survived only thanks to a number of persistent breeders and studbook administrators. At the bottom, there were about 300 broodmares and only three studbook stallions. These animalsContinue reading “Tipping Point for the Friesian Horse?”