16. Sex and Reproduction

  1. Tom Gore DVM,
  2. Paula Gore MT, ASCP, BB,
  3. James M. Giffin MD and
  4. Beth Adelman

Published Online: 20 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118269312.ch16

Horse Owner's Veterinary Handbook, Third Edition

Horse Owner's Veterinary Handbook, Third Edition

How to Cite

Gore, T., Gore, P., Giffin, J. M. and Adelman, B. (eds) (2008) Sex and Reproduction, in Horse Owner's Veterinary Handbook, Third Edition, Wiley Publishing, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118269312.ch16

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 DEC 2011
  2. Published Print: 30 JUN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470126790

Online ISBN: 9781118269312

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Keywords:

  • sex and reproduction;
  • breeding season;
  • abnormal heat cycles;
  • persistent corpus luteum;
  • sexually transmitted diseases

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Mare

  • The Estrous (Heat) Cycle

  • Abnormal Heat Cycles

  • Preparing the Mare for Breeding

  • The Stallion

  • Genetic Testing

  • Breeding

  • Twins

  • Infertility in the Mare

  • Assisted Reproduction Techniques

  • Infertility in the Stallion

  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases

  • Diseases of the Female Reproductive System

  • Diseases of the Male Reproductive System

  • Preventing Heat

  • Preventing Pregnancy