Recent News for Stallion Care and Problems


Understanding Breeding Soundness Exams for Stallions

April 23, 2012

Breeding soundness exams should include a physical exam, a genitalia exam, a libido exam, and a semen exam.... Read More


Single Layer Centrifugation Benefits in Horse Breeding

April 20, 2012

SLC can help breeders address problems associated with breeding both stallions and mares.... Read More


Taylorella Genome Sequence Furthers CEM Comprehension

April 15, 2012

The genome of Taylorella equigenitalis, the causative agent of contagious equine metritis, has been sequenced.... Read More


International Equine Disease Report, Fourth Quarter 2011

April 09, 2012

Reported included diseases contagious equine metritis, equine influenza, strangles, and equine herpesvirus.... Read More


Processing High- and Low-Quality Semen in Horses (AAEP 2011)

April 03, 2012

Using cooled-shipped semen to breed mares is a common practice, but not all spermatozoa tolerate cooling well.... Read More


Acupuncture Use in Equine Reproduction (AAEP 2011)

March 25, 2012

Studies in human medicine are yielding promising results to support aucpuncture use in equine reproduction.... Read More


Assisted Equine Reproduction Horse Course Archived

March 14, 2012

Foss explained a number of scientifically advanced assisted reproduction techniques and relayed how they work.... Read More


New Test for Horses with Retained Testicles (AAEP 2011)

March 09, 2012

The team measured anti-Mullerian hormone in the blood to successfully diagnose chryptorchidism.... Read More


AAEP Release Guidelines on Equine Venereal Disease Control

February 15, 2012

The guidelines focus on controlling the transmission of EAV, CEM, and EHV-1.... Read More


Teaching Novice Stallions to Use a Dummy Mount (AAEP 2011)

February 13, 2012

The time required to train a stallion to use a dummy mount can range from few days to several weeks.... Read More


Breeding Soundness Exams for Stallions

January 27, 2012

A stallion must be in good physical condition and not overweight at the start of the breeding season.... Read More


Stored Semen Processing Method Evaluated

January 13, 2012

A scaled-up single layer centrifugation method improved stored semen quality.... Read More


Nutraceuticals to Enhance Stallion Fertility?

October 26, 2011

Research has shown that some dietary changes have a beneficial effect on semen quality and stallion fertility.... Read More


UK Graduate Spotlight: Katheryn Cerny

October 22, 2011

Katheryn Cerny will complete her master's in veterinary science at the University of Kentucky in early 2012.... Read More


Ergot Alkaloids' Effects on Colts and Stallions

October 18, 2011

Preliminary research showed that ergot alkaloids had minimal effects on stallions' and colts' fertility.... Read More


Dirty or Shy?

October 01, 2011

I rescued a gelding earlier this year, and I have noticed he has some weird tendencies when urinating. ... Read More


Study: Pentoxifylline's Effect on Semen Quantity and Quality

September 18, 2011

Equine semen quality and quantity were not significantly improved with pentoxifylline administration.... Read More


Leading Sire Stud Fees: Breeding to Sell

September 18, 2011

The UK College of Agricultural Economics program examines leading Thoroughbred sire stud fees.... Read More


Mysterious Swelling

September 01, 2011

My horse has a swollen 24-inch "vein" on the middle of his underbelly and all the way up to his genitals...... Read More


Arizona Stallion Reported Positive for CEM

July 26, 2011

A stallion in Arizona has tested positive for contagious equine metrititis (CEM), a sexually transmitted ... ... Read More


French EVA Outbreak Stabilizing

July 12, 2011

A stallion, several mares, and a foal have tested positive for equine viral arteritis at two French Lusitano... Read More


International Equine Disease Report, First Quarter 2011

July 07, 2011

The International Collating Center, Newmarket, United Kingdom, and other sources reported the following ... Read More


Italian Dourine Outbreak Continues

June 26, 2011

World animal health officials are monitoring the spread of an outbreak of the equine venereal disease dourine ... Read More


Animal Health Officials Monitoring Dourine in Italy

June 15, 2011

World animal health officials are investigating two confirmed cases of the equine venereal disease dourine ... Read More


Harness Racing's Effect on Fertility

June 05, 2011

According to the results of a new study, it's unlikely that racing has an effect (either positive or negative)... Read More