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When frozen semen was first introduced, pregnancies were achieved by checking the mare frequently each day and breeding with a single dose of semen as close to ovulation as possible. Therefore, this was adopted as standard operating procedure, said Squires. Veterinarians checked a mare every six hours once she was in heat and had been given hCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) or Ovuplant (deslorel

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