Breeding horses is exciting yet daunting! With a degree in Equine Science; Breeding and Stud Management, here we aim to bring you all the information you need to make the right decisions when it comes to breeding. With step by step guides on how to breed your mare to insightful pieces about whether breeding is the right thing for you, we have everything you need to help answer all your breeding questions.
Breeding horses, when done properly, is expensive. The reason there are some many ‘worthless’ horse’s in the UK is that many people breed horses the cheap and easy way, often… Read More »So you want to breed your mare: Can you afford it?
My degree at University is focused on breeding and stud management. During my first two years there I have had it drilled into me the importance of a good breeding… Read More »So you want to breed your mare: How to start?
In the racing industry, horses are backed and trained very young to begin their racing career. There are several influencing reasons for this. However, the main one is money driven.… Read More »Thoroughbred growth rates: Ready to Race?
There is always lots of debate as to when to back and ride young horses. As our knowledge of horse anatomy has improved, the reasons against starting early have moved… Read More »Managing young horses: based on Growth Plates.