2012 Foal Photo Contest Winner

July 25, 2012

Posted by SBS in General Interest

Hailstorm Congratulations to Our 2012 Foal Photo Contest Winner! Shera Rubin wins a Dover Saddlery Gift Certificate for $50 for her foal "Hailstorm" (Consul x Risky Pam). This photo certainly has the cuteness factor - Kisses!
Runners Up were Counting Cards and Splitting Memories

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Feeding the Pregnant Mare

July 25, 2012

Posted by Dr. Clair Thunes in Nutrition

Pregnant mareSo you just received the results of the 14 day ultra sound and your mare is in foal; congratulations, you have successfully negotiated the first hurdle. Now for the long wait. In the meantime there is a lot to be done to help insure a healthy foal including feeding the mare correctly. But what exactly are a pregnant mares nutrient requirements? Pregnant mares must consume enough nutrients to both maintain their own body weight throughout the pregnancy and also to create new tissues; those of the fetus and those that support the pregnancy such as the placenta. Due to the very small amount of tissue deposition in the first months of pregnancy, providing the mare is in good weight and not working or lactating, she can be fed as a horse at maintenance for the first 4 months. However, due to the development of the tissues supporting the pregnancy, starting in month 5 her nutrient requirements change.

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Double G Ranch

July 25, 2012

Posted by SBS in Focus On Our Breeders

VS Code RedWhen Debbie and James Glover began in the horse industry it was raising race horses. Their focus soon changed to the world of Western Pleasure riding when they purchased the 2002 AQHA World Champion Western Pleasure mare, Vital Signs Are Good, for their daughter Kristen. Vitals Signs Are Good is a daughter of the famed Zippos Mr Good Bar and granddaughter of the infamous Zippo Pine Bar. The partnership between Kristen and Vital Signs Are Good dominated the AQHA World Show and the Congress. They amassed a total of 9 AQHA World Championships and 27 Congress Championships in Western Pleasure and Western Riding at both the Amateur and Open levels during their career together.

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SBS Mobile Lab Schedule

July 25, 2012

Posted by SBS in Affiliate News

Mobile Lab Mobile lab trips scheduled from our facilities in Maryland and Texas.

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Please Note - photos used in these news articles are available in the public domain, have been purchased through istockphoto or (when referencing breeders or horses) have been submitted to Select Breeders Services Inc. by the breeding farm or horse owner. Photo credit has been provided where applicable. If at anytime you see something that needs to be addressed please feel free to contact us directly.

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