I have a 10 yr old miniature mare who suffered a dystocia several years ago prior to my acquisition of her. Upon examination by my vet this spring, her cervix is nothing but scar tissue. Is there any new technology/surgery available to restore breeding soundness in these kinds of cases?
Unfortunately not. Scar tissue is scar tissue. The problem is that scar tissue lacks elasticity, and that elasticity is important in the cervix during the foaling. Typically, even if you get the mare in foal again, the cervix will be likely to tear next to the scar tissue during the foaling.
Your best bet is embryo transfer, which should not (depending upon the degree of cervical damage) present a problem.
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