Mare Management

Breeding Soundness Examination

  • Palpation and ultrasound of genital tract Breeding Soundness Exam
  • Uterine culture, biopsy, cytology
  • Hormone analysis
  • Equine viral arteritis testing and vaccination

Artificial Insemination

  • Daily ultrasound in hospital to follow cycle
  • Timing of semen order, fresh cooled or frozen
  • Induction of ovulation

Sub-Fertile (“Problem”) Mares

  • Uterine lavage and infusionDr. Hubble examines this colt
  • Hormone therapy
  • Assisted insemination
  • Caslicks operation
  • Endometrial cyst reduction

Pregnancy Diagnosis

  • Ultrasound as early as 15 days
  • Palpation after 60-90 days
  • Hormone testing after 60-70 days
  • Twin pregnancy reduction by 25 days

Embryo Transfer (on a limited basis)