Christine Schweizer, DVM, Dipl. ACT

Christine Schweizer, DVM, Dipl. ACT, is presently a lecturer in theriogenology at Cornell University. She authored Understanding The Broodmare, published by Eclipse Press and available at or by calling 800/582-5604.Dr. Schweizer is a 1990 DVM graduate of the NYSCUM at Cornell University. She practiced in Cazenovia, N.Y. prior to an Equine Medicine and Surgery Internship at Rochester Clinic, Rochester, N.H. She next did a Residency in Theriogenology back at Cornell. Dr. Schweizer is also a Diplomate in the American College of Theriogenologists.

Articles by Christine Schweizer

The Pregnant Mare (Book Excerpt)

The role of the broodmare on any farm is to produce a live, healthy foal and thereby pass her genes on to a new generation of horses. All of an owner's hopes and management efforts culminate in that hour when the mare begins to labor to deliver her Read More

Mare Breeding Soundness Examination

Historically, mares have one of the lowest average conception/birth rates of any of the domestic species (somewhere in the neighborhood of 60-70%). Excellent breeding and overall management of mares and the blessing of Read More