Kentucky is home to some of the country’s most famous breeding farms and, for good reason, boasts many top-class equine reproduction specialists. Earlier this year, the commonwealth also played host to the 2013 American College of Theriogenology (ACT) Symposia and Conference, which took place Aug. 7-10 in Louisville. Attendees from around the country with an interest in equine reproduction listened to lectures from top veterinarians on a variety of topics, including foal care, mare reproductive problems, stallion management, and more. Here are just a few highlights from the comprehensive equine sessions at this year’s ACT Conference. For more articles from the event, visit