Pete Sheerin, DVM, Dipl. ACT

Pete Sheerin, DVM, Dipl. ACT, is a practitioner at the Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Ky.

Articles by Pete Sheerin

Early Pregnancy Loss

Could a gutteral pouch infection be the reason for a broodmare to lose an embryo at two months? Read More

Frozen vs. Cooled Semen

We are getting ready to breed our mare to a stallion whose semen is only shipped frozen. Does using frozen-thawed semen instead of cooled semen reduce the chances of our mare getting pregnant?

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How to Improve Stallion Fertility?

I have a young (4-year-old) Dutch warmblood stallion with some fertility issues. However, he has had good fertility and a good sperm cell count. He has low motility, some poor morphology, and some dead and immature sperm cells. The longevity of Read More

Newborns Out of Breath

I'd like to know more about foals who after being delivered, dried, and rubbed well, quit breathing in 10-20 minutes. We have done resuscitation by blowing into their nostrils and pumping their rib cages, and have rubbed them vigorously. The Read More

Stallion Breeding: Can He or Can't He?

Regardless of the number of mares being bred, it is important to monitor the stallion's reproductive success in order to maintain his reputation and give yourself time to address any problems he might have. Read More