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Preparing a Broodmare for Stud

Preparing a Broodmare for Stud

| October 5, 2010 | Reply

Tips on preparing your broodmare for a visit to stud.

Researchers ramp up nutritional requirements of Broodmares

Researchers ramp up nutritional requirements of Broodmares

| October 3, 2010 | Reply

Appropriate nutrition of the broodmare during all phases of gestation helps ensure the birth of healthy foals. New research has indicated a need to boost nutrient intake of broodmares during mid-gestation.

NZ Hanoverian Society Annual Awards presentations 2010

NZ Hanoverian Society Annual Awards presentations 2010

| October 3, 2010 | Reply

At the NZ Hanoverian Society 2010 Annual Awards Dinner, which was held at the Coachman Motor Inn, Palmerston North, on Saturday 28th August, newly re-elected President, Bridget Sutton presented awards as follows:

NZ Hanoverian Society 2011 raffle result

NZ Hanoverian Society 2011 raffle result

| September 21, 2010 | Reply

The raffle for a service to the gorgeous Anamour was drawn in July 2011. The lucky winner was Mrs Jean Sutton of Tauranga. Thanks to all members who sold tickets and thanks to Kellie Hamlett for organising the raffle. We also thank the owners of Anamour for their generous donation of this prize. For information […]

Mark Todd and NZB Campino win at Hartpury

Mark Todd and NZB Campino win at Hartpury

| September 20, 2010 | Reply

Since 2008, when Mark Todd made his eventing comeback with Gandalf, the New Zealand equestrian world has watched his progress with interest. With two recent wins at 3* level, it would seem he is right back in form.

Of interest to Hanoverian enthusiasts is Mark’s success

Importation, Storage and Transport of Frozen Semen

Importation, Storage and Transport of Frozen Semen

| August 18, 2010 | Reply

by Victoria Weston  The importation of frozen semen from around the world is becoming common practice for many equine-breeding enthusiasts, who are keen to introduce new bloodlines to New Zealand.

Foaling Your Mare

Foaling Your Mare

| August 15, 2010 | Reply

by Dave Hanlon Participating in the delivery of your new foal can be an exhilarating and nervous time for any broodmare owner. Understanding what is normal during foaling and when to seek assistance during or after foaling are the keys to ensuring that both your mare and foal survive the event safely.

Optimal Broodmare Nutrition

Optimal Broodmare Nutrition

| August 14, 2010 | Reply

Drs. Peter Huntington, Steve Jackson and Joe Pagan An increasing amount of evidence suggests that nutrition plays an extremely critical role in maintaining the reproductive efficiency of the mare. There are critical times when nutritional management can impact significantly on the condition and productivity of the mare. It is well understood that lactation puts great […]

Vaccination in Equine Populations

Vaccination in Equine Populations

| August 14, 2010 | Reply

We are grateful to Matamata Veterinary Services Ltd. for the contribution of this article, which was written in June 2008 Why vaccinate?Vaccines are among our most potent weapons against disease. Over the past 100 years they have saved many thousands of horses’ lives and helped render many terrible equine diseases exceedingly rare.Routine vaccination should be […]

Weaning: More than just separating the foal from its dam

Weaning: More than just separating the foal from its dam

| August 14, 2010 | Reply

The weaning season is in full swing now. My neighbour, Stewart Mitchell, who trains racehorses, also handles youngsters and does breaking in for a few fortunate people.Recently, he has been weaning two TB foals for one of his owners, and so, with this article on my mind, I asked if I could observe his methods. […]