The Ups and Downs of Breeding with a Stallion

Breeding your own horses is an option that many horse owners try at some stage. Most owners have a mare they breed from, however very few owners decide to manage and educate a stallion with the prospect of using him as a breeding proposition.

Stallions might be considered a breeding option to increase genetic gain, nancial gain or prestige. Stallions are 50% of the genetic equation and as such are an important factor. This article answers some of the questions associated with using stallions for breeding.