Stallion Fertility


Breeding Soundness Exams for Him and Her

October 14, 2016

Both the stallion and mare must be in good health and fertility before you even attempt to produce a foal.... Read More


The Carrier Stallion's Role in Disease Transmission

October 09, 2016

Asymptomatic carrier stallions maintain infectious agents in the breeding population from one season to the next.... Read More


Why Freeze Stallion Semen?

September 04, 2016

There are other reasons for freezing a stallion's semen besides export or transport.... Read More


Stallion Reproduction Symposium Schedule Released

August 19, 2016

The International Symposium on Stallion Reproduction will take place Aug. 27-29 at the University of Illinois.... Read More


What Does AMH Say About Your Stallion or Mare?

August 19, 2016

Anti-Mullerian hormone is a reliable marker for cryptorchidism, granulosa-cell tumors, and, possibly, mare fertility.... Read More


UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Lauren Goedde

June 25, 2016

Goedde studied whether an omega-3 DHA supplement affected a stallion's sperm motion characteristics and viability.... Read More


Stallion Semen Freezing 101

June 12, 2016

A reproduction specialist reviews how to freeze semen so veterinarians can carry out the process in their practices.... Read More


Could Air-Dried Semen Produce Equine Embryos?

May 08, 2016

Researchers determined that air-dried sperm can be kept for up to four weeks before being used to produce an embryo.... Read More


Scent's Influence on Breeding Stallions

April 15, 2016

Study stallions bred quickest if they had the scent of urine from mares in heat on their nostrils.... Read More


When Nature Meets Science: Breeding With Frozen Semen

April 14, 2016

What you need to know and expect when using this breeding method.... Read More


Study: Stallion Semen Integrity Varies by Season

April 06, 2016

The month of the year appears to have a significant impact on several parameters of collected semen in stallions.... Read More

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The Double-Duty Stallion

March 20, 2016

Is your stallion expected to perform in both the breeding shed and the arena? Here's what you need to know. ... Read More


Stallion Reproductive Disorders: Focus on Hemospermia

February 13, 2016

Reproductive tract injuries can result in the presence of blood in a stallion's ejaculate, called hemospermia.... Read More


Practical Reproduction Studies of 2015

February 02, 2016

A recap of studies on topics ranging from prostaglandin treatment of mares to semen quality in stallions.... Read More


Researchers Study Light's Impact on Young Thoroughbreds

December 06, 2015

Longer light exposure appears to have numerous effects, from prompting coat shedding to increasing bone mineral density.... Read More


Maximizing Cooled and Frozen Semen's Fertility

December 01, 2015

Learn about the steps vets and stallion managers can take to help improve the quality of cooled and frozen semen.... Read More


What Impacts Stallions' Sperm Output?

November 27, 2015

Understanding which factors hinder sperm production can help managers and vets take steps to help improve fertility.... Read More


Questions to Ask Before Breeding With Frozen Semen

November 07, 2015

Frozen semen offers many advantages, but it is important to understand that not all frozen semen is the same.... Read More


Linseed Oil, Vitamin E Help Improve Cooled Semen Quality

October 31, 2015

Adding these supplements to stallions' diets could help counteract the phenomenon of lower sperm quality in the winter.... Read More


Fruitful Endeavors: Stallion Fertility

July 17, 2015

Many factors influence stallion fertility and a good number of these can be managed and improved.... Read More


Thinking Outside the Breeding Shed

June 17, 2015

Infertile mare? Deceased stallion? No problem! Equine reproduction is now high-tech enough to overcome these hurdles.... Read More


Some Stallion Voices More Attractive to Mares Than Others

June 04, 2015

Stallions with low-pitched whinnies were more fertile and more attractive to mares than those with high-pitched voices.... Read More


The Equine Genetic Toolbox

May 27, 2015

Genetic testing reveals differences in an individual's DNA that result in traits from coat color to muscle function.... Read More


Cooled-Shipped Sperm Quality's Effect on Fertility

May 01, 2015

One vet said sperm quality thresholds his team identified can help practitioners make better breeding decisions.... Read More


UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Gabriel Monteiro Davolli

February 21, 2015

Davolli has conducted research on hormone therapy in stallions as well as other breeding-related projects.... Read More