FREE TO VIEW - Early Life of the Thoroughbred Racehorse
This short video provides an introductory overview of the early life of the Thoroughbred, identifying some of the different roles held within the breeding industry, touching on aspects of the timeline from foaling through to horses entering training.
FREE TO VIEW - Understanding Pedigrees - In conversation with Lydia Hislop & Nancy Sexton
Sign up to TB-ED and watch for free a pre-recorded webinar that will explore and explain about pedigrees and their importance. Using a trio of pedigrees to highlight differing ways in which pedigrees can be created and analysed.
Selecting the National Hunt Broodmare - Part Two
Part Two - The second of a two part presentation that takes a detailed look at what factors in a broodmare matter, such as physical attributes, temperament of the mare, the catalogue appeal of her foals and the financial considerations when following seven golden rules.
Ethology in the Breeding Shed
Dr Sue McDonnell presents on stallion managing difficult stallions in the breeding shed, by providing an understanding of how stallions have evolved and what influences effect their behaviour in the breeding shed by returning to basics and identifying what areas can be manipulated effectively.
Paddock Management - Level Two
This course will provide a foundation in understanding the role paddocks play on a stud farm. Explanation of nutrition (in terms of grasses and herbage), safety, security and the different types of paddocks and associated routine paddock maintenance.