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Breeding Short Courses from Equine-Reproduction.com
Imitated by some - duplicated by none!
These courses are considered by many to be the most complete single equine reproduction short course available.
Don't see a short course that works for you, but need tuition soon?
Check out our one-on-one individual tuition program!
It might be just the program that'll work for you - and if it's not, we'll make one that does!
Veterinarians and Veterinary Technicians - please note:
We either have, or are in the process of obtaining CE Credit appoval for many of our courses. In the event that you are from a State not shown as approved or applied for, and would like your State to approve the courses for CE credits, please have the Veterinary Board from your State
contact us by telephone or e-mail to discuss requirements.
South Carolina Veterinarians - please note:
All two and three day courses are now approved for Continuing Education (CE) credits for veterinarians licensed in South Carolina regardless of the State in which the course is being held.
Texas Veterinary Technicians - please note:
All two and three day courses are now approved for Texas Veterinary Technician Continuing Education (CE) credits. The maximum rating of 10 hours has been applied. In the event that you are a vet. tech. from another State, and would like your State to approve the courses for CE credits, please have them
contact us by telephone or e-mail to discuss requirements.
Our University of New Hampshire course host said:
"We have had very good feedback about the courses. The attendees have felt that the information is given in a complete and structured format that allows the subject matter to be clearly understood. There is enough interaction and question sessions for people to clarify what they are learning. We are looking forward to hosting more short courses by Equine-Reproduction.com at the University of New Hampshire."
Susan Bruns, B.S., M.Ed
Director, UNH Equine Program
UNH Equine Center, Durham, NH
Our University of Arkansas course host said:
"What a super turn out! All the feedback has been very positive. Our "beginners" were able to keep up and our "experts" were given new information and money saving tips. In fact, I bet we will all save the fee several times over using the practical advice. We look forward to hosting another seminar next year!"
We are pleased to offer short courses in our list of services aimed at assisting horse breeders world-wide. The full two and three-day short courses are held at a variety of locations from August to March during the "off" breeding season in the Northern hemisphere.
Because we understand that most horse breeders have full time jobs outside their horse interests, we schedule our short courses on weekends and holidays. Furthermore, we bring the short courses to you because we understand that the travel costs and time away from home to attend a course can make attendance difficult. These courses are excellent for the experienced breeder, as well as the reproductive veterinarian looking for an update on the latest technologies and methods of breeding.
An Overview of Our Short Courses
Using MS PowerPoint
, incorporating slides, text and video, coupled with a wide variety of available products and equipment for you to view and handle, we are able to provide dynamic and comprehensive presentations.
Although the courses are easily understandable, they are intensive and cover all aspects of equine reproduction and breeding. They include study of the anatomy and physiology of both the mare and the stallion reproductive systems; management of mare and stallion for optimal breeding; the mare's reproductive cycle and hormonal relationships; fertility evaluation; manipulation of the estrous cycle in the mare; techniques for live cover and artificial insemination of the mare; and the use of fresh, cooled, or frozen semen.
We discuss collection of semen from the stallion and the various methods, techniques, and products available for collection, evaluation and various aspects of semen analysis; preparation of semen for freezing, transport or on-farm use; identifying stallion or semen handling problems and trouble shooting them; and sexual behaviour of the stallion and how it can be modified.
The pregnant mare will be discussed including the hormonal activity present during pregnancy; care of the pregnant mare, and identifying and dealing with common pregnancy problems. Needs of the foaling mare and her resulting foal are addressed. Determining IgG levels in neonates is discussed as well as proper supplementation. We also present an overview of some common foaling and neonatal problems.
Please note that one thing not taught to non-veterinarians is rectal palpation or ultrasounding. We do however teach vaginal palpation of the cervix (which is the first step towards performing A.I.), and we do teach other techniques for identifying suitable timing for breeding.
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If your needs are immediate - or even if they're not - you might like to consider our one-on-one training where we can tailor-make a course to suit your specific needs. Follow that link for more details!
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Important Points About Our Short Courses:
No need to travel far from home - we come to you!
Short courses will be restricted in size to ensure attendees receive personal attention!
Hands - on "wet labs" where facilities permit.
Lecture personnel have widespread practical experience in the horse breeding field, allowing an emphasis on "need to know" topics, rather than generalities.
We are also happy to offer mobile semen freezing; on-farm breeding program evaluations; stallion training for semen collection; and assistance in setting up cooled or frozen transported semen programs. Please view our
breeder services page for more information, or
contact us for further details!
Short courses completed in 2002:
Southern Pines, North Carolina, USA Char-O-Lot Ranch, Myakka City, Florida, USA
Gainesville, Florida, USA San Diego Sporthorses, California, USA
Cedar City, Utah, USA
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA
Neats Equestrian Center, Peterborough, NH, USA
Hamilton, Ontario, CANADA
Montrose, Colorado, USA
Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
Missoula, Montana, USA
Langley, BC, CANADA
Salem, OR, USA Shekinah Farms McKinleyville, California, USA F A Ranch Carson City, Nevada, USA Potter Ranch Marana, Arizona, USA Sonesta Farms Houston, Texas, USA
Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas, USA
Corpus Christi, Texas, USA
Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA Kentucky Horse Park Lexington, Kentucky, USA
Short courses completed in 2001:
Montrose, Colorado, USA.
Denver, Colorado, USA.
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Boise, Idaho, USA
Salem, Oregon, USA
Sacramento, California, USA
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Houston, Texas, USA
Appaloosa World Show 2001, Fort Worth, TX, USA
(Frozen Semen Information Presentation)
Tucson, Arizona, USA