Articles - breeding

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The Genetic Difference Between Sprinters and Stayers on the Racetrack

Research has revealed that supplementing horses with Co-enzyme Q10 (CoQ10) increased the activity of slow-twitch muscles.

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Do the Fastest Racehorses Make the Best Sires?

Recent genetic research shows that important genes can be turned 'on' or 'off' simply by the gender of the parent they were inherited from.

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Woodbine: Changes to Ontario Sired Races Were Necessary

As horse population continues to decline, WEG changes to the conditions for Ontario Sired races proved to be the most controversial with breeders.

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The Canadian-bred Influence on the American Triple Crown of Horse Racing

Canadian-bred sires have had an impressive run at the Triple Crown beginning in 1986 when Ferdinand won the Kentucky Derby.

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Picking, Prepping, and Launching a New Thoroughbred Stallion

The key to launching a stud is finding the right stallion for a particular racing jurisdiction and the auction marketplace.

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Extraordinary Canadian Thoroughbred Bloodlines

Northern Dancer and his many sons are Thoroughbred racing royalty, but Canada has produced many other influential racing stars.