Draft Horse Digest Podcast – Ep 23- Stallion and Mare Selection

In this episode we discuss selective breeding and the methodology involved in pairing a stallion and a mare to produce a better foal than either parent.  In this episode we discuss:

A few attributes that are important for a stallion or mare to have before deciding to breed with them

  • How line breeding can be utilized
  • When someone should look to outcross
  • Taking chances and breeding to horses outside of the “mainstream”
  • The value of Mentorship
  • Being cautious about doubling down on negative traits when line breeding
  • How AI can help your program progress more quickly
  • Much, Much more!

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“Cut and Run” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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