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NEWER ARTICLES BREEDING THE MARE - FIRST STEPS What steps to take for mare reproductive health evaluation prior to breeding, and when to take them. (March 11th, 2015) PLACENTITIS IN THE MARE Diagnosis, Treatment and Outcome, with an Illustrated Case Study (May 13th, 2014) ULTRASOUND OF THE NORMAL AND ABNORMAL OVULATION IN THE MARE A "Flash" Power Point Presentation By John R. Newcombe B. Vet. Med., MRCVS (April 18th, 2014) EQUINE ULTRASOUND PREGNANCY IMAGES Ultrasound images and video of equine pregnancy, including color doppler video (Sept. 8th, 2013) HOW PROGRESSIVELY MOTILE ARE THOSE SPERM? Evaluation of sperm motility with video examples using CASA (March 19th, 2013) EXTANT ARTICLES STALLION ARTICLES FAQ's ABOUT A.I. AND T.S. FAQ's ABOUT FROZEN SEMEN THE ARTIFICIAL VAGINA (May 30th, 1999) PHANTOM TRAINING THE STALLION - AN OVERVIEW CENTRIFUGING SEMEN - AN OUTLINE (October 22nd, 1999) CRYPTORCHIDISM IN THE STALLION (September 13th, 2000) FROZEN SEMEN LABORATORY EQUIPMENT AND PROCEDURE PHOTOS SEMEN COLLECTION USING A BREEDING PHANTOM (June 27th, 1999) BUILDING A POWER-POLE BREEDING PHANTOM (November 9th, 2000) GROUND COLLECTING A STALLION by: Kathy St.Martin (November 1st, 2002) MANUAL COLLECTION OF SEMEN FROM THE STALLION (November 25th, 1999) FROZEN SEMEN PREPARATION AND USE - part 1 (Canadian Morgan Magazine, Nov. 2000) FROZEN SEMEN PREPARATION AND USE - part 2 (Canadian Morgan Magazine, Jan. 2001) PUTTING TOGETHER AN INRA (FRENCH) AV (THE Equine-Reproduction.com WAY) (April 30th, 2005) GETTING SET UP FOR SEMEN COLLECTION AND TRANSPORT ("Horse Sport Magazine" February 2001) THAWING AND PREPARING FROZEN SEMEN FOR INSEMINATION (Paso Fino Horse World, January 2001) THE COSTS OF SETTING UP A LABORATORY FOR SEMEN COLLECTION AND PROCESSING (April 21st, 2000) MARE ARTICLES THE DIRTY MARE by: Dr. Jonathan F Pycock, B.Vet.Med., Ph.D., D.E.S.M., M.R.C.V.S. IS MY MARE OVERDUE? (April 6th, 2003) BREEDING THE OLDER MAIDEN MARE by Dr. Jonathan F Pycock, B.Vet.Med., Ph.D., D.E.S.M., M.R.C.V.S. (February 5th, 2003) DELAYING FOAL HEAT - WHY AND HOW TO RETAINED FETAL MEMBRANES IN THE MARE by: Jonathan F Pycock, B.Vet.Med., Ph.D., D.E.S.M., M.R.C.V.S. (March 12th, 2003) "SILENT" HEAT IN THE MARE (August 28th, 1999) EARLY EMBRYONIC DEATH by Jonathan F Pycock, BVetMed, PhD, DESM, MRCVS, RCVS Specialist in Equine Reproduction (October 14th, 2007) PREDICTING IMPENDING PARTURITION IN THE MARE EARLY EQUINE EMBRYOLOGY IMAGES (August 7th, 1999) MONITORING AND MANIPULATING ESTRUS (July 1st, 1998) (UPDATED August 26th, 2007) THE SEMEN LOOKED BAD - OR IS IT? What Constitutes A Bad Shipment Of Semen? (May 2007) DOES MY MARE NEED REGUMATE ? (September 8th, 2004) TM FAILURE OF PASSIVE TRANSFER IN THE NEO-NATAL FOAL FOALING - A SEQUENTIAL PICTORIAL ESSAY (with written explanations) by: Equine-Reproduction.com - Photos by Reg Corkum (May, 2008) THE ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION PROCESS (June 27th, 1999) EARLY EMBRYONIC LOSS AND GENETICS by: Dr. Teri L. Lear, Molecular Cytogenetics Laboratory, University of KY (Equine Disease Quarterly, April 2009) - posted here April 7th, 2009 340 DAY GESTATIONAL CALCULATION CHART (July 15th, 2001) INDICATIONS OF IMPENDING OVULATION IN THE MARE (May 2006) ANOVULATORY HEMORRHAGIC FOLLICLES (November 1st, 2002) GRANULOSA-THECAL CELL TUMOR IN THE MARE (April 20th, 2000) THE EQUINE UTERUS DISSECTED - A PICTORIAL (December 20th, 1999) CONSTRUCTING AN "IN THE FIELD" SLIDE WARMER (March 12th, 2000) LATE TERM AND HABITUAL ABORTION IN MARES - SOME POINTERS OXYTOCIN USE IN THE MARE DURING BREEDING (March 5th, 2000) EQUINE PREGNANCY TERMINOLOGY by: Dr. Neil Williams, Livestock Disease Diagnostic Center, University of KY (Equine Disease Quarterly, January 2006) - posted here July 21st 2006 DOUBLE TROUBLE - THE TWIN DILEMMA (Appaloosa Journal, May 2005) LATE TERM PREGNANCY PROBLEMS IN THE MARE - VENTRAL RUPTURES by: Dr. Jonathan F Pycock, B.Vet.Med., Ph.D., D.E.S.M., M.R.C.V.S. (UK VET - Volume 8 N o 3; April 2003) TIMED INSEMINATION PROTOCOL FOR FROZEN SEMEN USE (April 3rd, 2005) WHAT TIME OF YEAR IS BEST TO BREED MY MARE? (Atlantic Horse & Pony, 1996) SUCCESSFUL BREEDING TAKES MORE THAN CHANCE (Atlantic Horse & Pony, 1992) I GAVE MY MARE PROGESTERONE (OR REGUMATE), BUT IT DIDN'T WORK! (aka WHY PROGESTIN USE MAY NOT RESULT IN ESTRUS IN MARES) (April 7th, 2005) BREEDING A MARE WITH TRANSPORTED SEMEN - SOME POINTERS (March 27th, 2000) PROGESTERONE AND ESTRADIOL HORMONAL MANIPULATION - A BRIEF OVERVIEW I GAVE MY MARE PROSTAGLANDIN, BUT IT DIDN'T WORK! (aka WHY PROSTAGLANDIN USE MAY NOT RESULT IN ESTRUS IN MARES) (April 7th, 2005) VULVAL CONFORMATION, COMMON VULVAL INJURIES AND THE CASLICK'S PROCEDURE by: Dr. Jonathan F Pycock, B.Vet.Med., Ph.D., D.E.S.M., M.R.C.V.S. UTERINE SWABS, CYTOLOGY AND CULTURES (CSHA Newsletter / Atlantic Horse & Pony, 1996) INDUCING EARLY ESTRUS IN THE MARE (CSHA Newsletter, 1996 - UPDATED December 4th, 2006) MARE REPRODUCTIVE LOSS SYNDROME - AN OVERVIEW (May 12th, 2001; Updated May 3rd, 2002) HORMONES OF THE MARE'S ESTROUS CYCLE (Equine-Reproduction.com seminar notes, October, 2001) WHY PERFORM A CYTOLOGY SMEAR IN CONJUNCTION WITH A UTERINE CULTURE? (March 8th, 2003) ULTRASOUND CHARACTERISTICS OF THE UTERUS IN THE CYCLING MARE AND THEIR CORRELATION WITH STEROID HORMONES AND TIMING OF OVULATION by: Dr. Jonathan F Pycock, B.Vet.Med., Ph.D., D.E.S.M., M.R.C.V.S. (December 30th, 2002) GENERAL ARTICLES EQUINE VIRAL ARTERITIS FACTFILE (February 25th, 2008) CONTAGIOUS EQUINE METRITIS - CEM (December 21st, 2008) MULE CLONES! by: Kathy St.Martin and Jos Mottershead (May 29th, 2003) BREEDING MYTH-INFORMATION (June 13th, 2002) THE ETHICS OF BREEDING (Atlantic Horse & Pony, 1990) AND THEY CALL US HORSE LOVERS by: Robert M. Miller, DVM (Cowboy Magazine, Fall 2006) - posted here November 30th 2006 FROZEN SEMEN - THE WHY'S, WHEREFORE'S, PRO'S AND CON'S (Oral presentation at the ApHC 2001 World Show, Fort Worth, Texas, USA) GENETIC ROULETTE - CHANCE OR CHOICE? by: Kathy St.Martin (November 1st, 2002 first published in Hunter & Sporthorse Magazine, January/February 1997) EQUINE VIRAL ARTERITIS PRESENTATION A PowerPoint ® presentation about EVA provided in various viewing formats by: Equine-Reproduction.com (RPSI 30-day Stallion Test Finals, April 2008) THE QUESTION OF A.I. USE IN THE T.B. INDUSTRY - A VIEWPOINT (Updated November 27th, 2011) SHIPPING SEMEN TO CANADA A step-by-step protocol to deal with current CEM restrictions (April 23rd, 2010) EQUINE VIRAL ARTERITIS A better understanding of the disease and proactive management practices by: Kathy St.Martin, Jos Mottershead, Dr. Peter Timoney (Appaloosa Journal, March 2008) EQUITAINER ETIQUETTE by Kathy St.Martin (January 3rd, 2002 - UPDATED December 4th, 2006) VIDEOS (You can expand these to full screen using the ) button in the bottom right corner of the video screen
VIDEO Performing AI in the mare VIDEO Stallion Handling Tips (an interview by Horsemart.co.uk) VIDEO Ground Collection of a Stallion VIDEO Embryo Transfer Flush (with Horsemart.co.uk) VIDEO Evaluating The Placenta (courtesy Professor John Newcombe and Gary Kelly, Warren House Vet. Centre) VIDEO Securing The Equitainer Catch for Shipment