IN-BREEDING/LINE BREEDING

MidWestHorse Archive on May 2, 2009, 14:53


My Stacy mare is about ready to foal and I have to decide what stallion to breed her to. The stallion that I had chosen does not live cover. I have AI'd her a half dozen times and only had one foal. I have better success with live cover. I know it is a wild idea, I want to breed her to her half brother Spider. I have been reading everything that I can find on this subject. Even though the paternal side is the same the maternal side of the horses doesn't have one ancestor in common. The chances of a defect are slim and most of

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