– A selection of articles related to stallion reproductive matters. Included are descriptors of training, lab work, management and problems.

Stallion Articles

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An Overview of Training the Stallion to Use the Breeding Mount

An Overview of Training the Stallion to Use the Breeding Mount

Phantom Training The Stallion - An Overview - A short description of phantom training the stallion in order to collect semen for AI, using the breeding mount....
Artificial Vagina - Comparisons and Reviews

Artificial Vagina - Comparisons and Reviews

The Artificial Vagina - 5 different commonly used types of equine artificial vagina compared - Colorado, Missouri, French (INRA), BotuPharma (Brazillian) and...
Assembling Your New INRA-AV and Preparing for Collection

Assembling Your New INRA-AV and Preparing for Collection

Putting together an INRA (French) AV (the Equine-Reproduction.com way) - A pictorial description of assembling the INRA (French) AV with the technique used...
Centrifugation - Tips, Techniques and Calculations

Centrifugation - Tips, Techniques and Calculations

Some Tips and Discussion about Centrifuging Semen - Tips and tricks for centrifuging stallion semen with a G-rate (RCF) calculator. Why centrifuge semen? See this...

Cryptorchid - Types and Determination

Cryptorchidism in the colt - This article describes the different forms, tests, resolutions and outcomes of cryptorchidism seen in the male horse (colt or stallion)....
FAQ's about Frozen-Semen

FAQ's about Frozen-Semen

Frozen Semen FAQs - New to using frozen semen? If you have questions, here we offer answers to some of those we hear relating to frozen equine (stallion) semen!...
FAQ's about the AI Process

FAQ's about the AI Process

Artificial Insemination and Transported Semen FAQs - Answers to some frequently asked questions about the equine A.I. (artificial insemination) and T.S. (transported...
Frozen Semen - part 1 of a 2-part article

Frozen Semen - part 1 of a 2-part article

Frozen semen preparation and use - An overview of frozen semen - Part 1 of a two-part article which appeared in the "Canadian Morgan" magazine in the November...
Frozen Semen - part 2 of a 2-part article

Frozen Semen - part 2 of a 2-part article

Frozen semen preparation and use - An overview of frozen semen - Part 2 of a two-part article which appeared in the "Canadian Morgan" magazine in the November...
Getting Set Up for Semen Collection

Getting Set Up for Semen Collection

Setting Up For Semen Collection and Transport - What laboratory and other equipment is required as a minimum to set up for stallion semen collection to ship cooled...
Ground Collection Techniques for the Stallion

Ground Collection Techniques for the Stallion

Ground Collecting a Stallion - A description of training a stallion for ground collection and a discussion of situations where ground collection would be beneficial....
How Clean is that Mare?

How Clean is that Mare?

Uterine Swabs, Smears and Cultures. - What should a stallion owner do to protect the Live Cover stallion from pathogenic transfer? An overview of swabs smears...

Manual Collection Techniques for the Stallion

A Modification of the Crump Manual Semen Collection Method as Used by the University of PA (New Bolton Center) - Description of semen collection from a stallion...
Phantom Plans - Build Your Own Breeding Mount!

Phantom Plans - Build Your Own Breeding Mount!

The Home-Built Power-pole Breeding Mount or "Phantom" - How to build a phantom mare (breeding mount) for collecting semen from stallions. Detailed plans for a...
The Cost of Doing Business - Setup Costs for Semen Collection

The Cost of Doing Business - Setup Costs for Semen Collection

The Cost of Doing Business (or "Why do I have to pay so much for collections when I breed my mare using transported semen?") - The cost of doing business when...