Congenital Hypothyroidism

January 20, 2023

Posted by Dr. Jed McKinlay in Foal and Neonate Care

Foaling Mare_400x Congenital Hypothyroidism is a disease syndrome or process that is native to the Northwest Region of the United States.  Dr. Jed McKinlay of McKinlay & Peters Equine Hospital in Colbert, WA wishes for us to share their firsthand knowledge about this issue because there is little documentation to be found.  Though it has been observed in the field, it has never been repeated in clinical research.  However, a number of risk factors have been identified; dos and don’ts to evade this problem. (Warning! An image in this article may be disturbing to some readers.)

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SBS Foal Photo Contest

March 12, 2020

Posted by SBS in General Interest

2022_Foal_Karizma_Kjento x Romantica II  200xThe 2023 SBS Foal Photo Contest is now open for entries! Don't miss your chance to win a $100.00 Amazon gift card. The following foal photos are eligible for entry.

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Ways to Optimize Communication with Your Veterinarian

December 14, 2021

Posted by Dr. Nikki Collins in General Interest

horse and vet The best thing you can do for the health of your horse is to have a good working relationship with their veterinarian that includes good, honest communication.  Whether it be scheduling appointments, discussing a treatment plan, emergency visits, or routine updates, good communication is imperative to maintaining a healthy relationship with your veterinarian and veterinary care team.  But what happens if that communication breaks down?

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Undergraduate Internships at SBS and US Affiliate Locations

August 21, 2013

Posted by SBS in Affiliate News

internsFrom breeding and horse management to laboratory work, Select Breeders Services (SBS) and its affiliate labs in the United States offer various internship opportunities for college undergraduates looking to further their knowledge and skill within the equine industry. SBS is the largest and most professionally managed provider of frozen semen services in the world. In addition, many SBS locations offer a full range of equine reproduction services, and most of the affiliate labs are state of the art veterinary hospitals as well. SBS labs provide excellent teaching and training opportunities at some of the best equine reproduction facilities in the country. There is plenty of exposure to hands on experience and on the job training.

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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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