Breeding & Growth

Equine Breeders News - September 2007

A newsletter featuring a selection articles and information relating to the latest research in Thoroughbred nutrition. This issue includes articles on how diet can influence fertility and youngstock health.

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Equine Breeders News - April 2006

A newsletter featuring a selection articles and information relating to the latest research in Thoroughbred nutrition.

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Equine Breeders Support

Information and flow charts showing the product selection for the feeding of Thoroughbred breeding stock.

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Estimation of growth rates in the UK

by Jones L, and Hollands T

New scientific research supported by Dodson & Horrell helps UK breeders optimise the growth and development of their youngstock, whilst helping to reduce the risk of developmental problems.

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Seasonal analysis of the mineral content of pasture used for grazing Thoroughbred breeding stock in the UK

Minerals are an essential component of correct nutrition, particularly in the young growing horse. Spring-summer pasture contributes 60-100% (depending on breeding status) of the daily dry matter intake of thoroughbred breeding stock. Despite this fact the mineral content of UK pasture used specifically for thoroughbred breeding stock is unknown.

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