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Equine Breeding Management and Artificial Insemination

Put the principles of good breeding management into practice with Equine Breeding Management and Artificial Insemination, 2nd Edition for reproductive success! Practical information on the reproductive management of both thoroughbred and warmblood breeding operations prepares you to effectively breed even problem mares and stallions. Plus, detailed content on techniques, procedures, reproductive physiology, and more help you increase reproductive efficiency as well as track and improve your results throughout each breeding season.


Published: December 2008

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4557-3583-9


  • 1. Anatomy and Physical Examination of the Stallion

    2. Endocrinology of the Stallion

    3. Semen Collection

    4. Stallion Behavior

    5. Sperm Physiology

    6. Semen Evaluation

    7. Breeding Management of the Thoroughbred Stallion (Shuttle)

    8. Breeding Management of the Warmblood Stallion

    9. Hormonal Manipulation of the Mare

    10. Microbiology and Diseases of Semen

    11. Anatomy and Physiology of the Mare

    12. Uterine Edema of the Mare

    13. Breeding Management of the Mare

    14. Artificial Insemination With Cooled Semen

    15. Artificial Insemination With Frozen Semen

    16. Embryo Transfer

    17. Preservation of Equine Embryos

    18. Assisted Reproductive Techniques in the Mare

    19. The Early Pregnancy

    20. Evaluation of the Foal In-Utero

    21. Infectious Problems in the Last Trimester of Pregnancy

    22. Parturition and Evaluation of the Placenta

    23. The New Born Foal

    24. Breeding the Post-partum Mare

    25. Preventive Medicine of the Brood Mare

    26. Evaluation of Reproductive Efficiency

    27. Significance of the Equine Genome on the Horse Industry


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