APHA Passes New Rule On Transported Semen

American Paint Horse Association (APHA) stallion owners are no longer limited to the number of mares bred with transported cooled semen. At the APHA’s annual convention, held October 2-4, directors passed a rule eliminating the old limit of 25 mares per year. The new rule, which will go into effect in 1998, allows for unlimited breedings using transported cooled semen. Stallion owners are still required to report all mares exposed regardless of whether or not the mare conceives.

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Tim Brockhoff

Tim Brockhoff was Staff Writer of The Horse:Your Guide to Equine Health Care from 1995 to 1999. His degree is in Agricultural Communications from the University of Kentucky, and his equine experience is with American Saddlebreds.

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