Equine Breeding Management and Artificial Insemination - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9781416052340, 9781437711783

Equine Breeding Management and Artificial Insemination

2nd Edition

Print ISBN: 9781416052340
eBook ISBN: 9781437711783
Imprint: Saunders


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.

Key Features

  • A section on reproduction efficiency evaluation includes a worksheet to evaluate the performance of both mares and stallions during each breeding season, and helps you compare reproductive performance with previous breeding seasons.
  • Detailed descriptions of procedures and techniques including embryo transfer, artificial insemination, and more enable you to implement the methods for better breeding results.
  • Practical information on reproductive management of both thoroughbred and warmblood breeding operations enhance the fertility of problem mares and stallions.
  • World-renowned authors and contributors with years of practical knowledge and experience provide cutting-edge information.

Table of Contents

  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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