Further Educational Links
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.
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.
Watch this video for free - hosted by Kate Sigsworth to learn more about how to manage bloodstock turned out at grass. If you enjoy this video clip, the TB-Ed course on Paddock Management may be of interest to you.
Watch this video for free - hosted by James Crowhurst (MRCVS) and Hayley Chidlow (MRCVS) to learn how to assess the body condition of mares and stallions of varying ages on the stud farm. If you enjoy this video clip, the TB-Ed course on Broodmare Nutrition may be of interest to you.
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.
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.
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.