Mammary Gland Tumors in Mares

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Mammary neoplasia (tumors) in the mare is exceedingly rare. To date, published cases consist of reports of six single cases and one report each for two, three, and four mares. Of published cases, all tumors were malignant except one report of a benign (noncancerous) adenoma. Previous abattoir studies report an incidence of 0.11% to 1.99% for equine mammary tumors.

Published reports of

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