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.
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.
Can we prevent colic after foaling?
This short presentation provides a brief report on an ongoing study that is being undertaken by the University of Liverpool on why broodmares are at an increased risk of gastrointestinal colic compared with the general horse population, and how that might be reduced.