Fundamentals of breeding Vol 1 The Mare Author:Equus reference guide The Breeder's Book — Your guide to healthy mares and live foals. — Have you ever wondered why fertility can be so elusive or why gestational length is often so unpredictable? Fundamentals of breeding 1: The Mare answers these questions and more as it takes you from the mare evaluation and mating all the way to the end product: a live foal.With thi... more »s volume, you'll gain an appreciation for the finer points as well as the essentials of better breeding, including...
Ultrasound. How it works and why it yields such critical insights.
Hormones. At last you'll understand which does what and when.
Predicting ovulation. How to read behavioral cues and palpable signs.
Conception and gestation. In the dark theater of the mare's womb, the embryo stages a show, opening as an egg in act one and endind with the drama of delivery.
Glossary. Become more fluent in the language of breeding.« less