Dr. Sandro Barbacini Elected President of the World Equine Veterinary Association

October 14, 2019

Posted by SBS in Affiliate News

Sandro IIDuring the 16th World Equine Veterinary Association (WEVA) Congress held in Verona, Italy this month, Dr. Sandro Barbacini was named the WEVA President. The WEVA has been promoting equine education since 1985. According to their website, the goal of WEVA “is to advance the health and welfare of horses worldwide by promoting and offering quality continuing education for equine practitioners, specifically in countries with limited access to high quality, broad-based professional education.” Prior to his current position, Dr. Barbacini served as their Jr. Vice President.

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A Stallion Breeding Soundness Exam

July 30, 2015

Posted by Dr. Ed Squires in Stallion Management

CASA In our previous article, My Stallion is Not Settling His Mares…What Do I Do?, we discussed possible causes for the decline in a stallion’s fertility and areas of reproductive management one can investigate further to determine if the infertility can be suitably managed or resolved. One tool a stallion owner/manager can use to better understand the reproductive status of their stallion is to have a breeding soundness exam (BSE) performed. In this article, Dr. Ed Squires outlines the components of a routine BSE which include: physical exam, reproductive history, testes palpation and/or ultrasound, semen evaluation, cultures and an assessment of his sexual behavior. A BSE provides valuable information on how to  manage the stud and gives an indication of the number of mares he could breed.

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SBS Veterinary Services Welcomes Second Board Certified Theriogenologist to Veterinary Team

September 16, 2019

Posted by SBS in Affiliate News

Elena Martinez de Andino_Photo We are excited to welcome Dr. Elena Martinez de Andino, VMD, DACT, to the veterinary specialist team of SBS Veterinary Services. She will be an asset to our team as she assists our clients with their equine and canine reproduction needs as well as basic veterinary care. Dr. Martinez de Andino has hit the ground running as she begins to familiarize herself with SBS, its protocols, and clientele.

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2019 SBS Foal Photo Contest Winner

September 16, 2019

Posted by SBS in General Interest

^Foal 2019_Our Promise_The Proposal x Tsarin 200x Prairie Hen Farm, LLC in Gladwyne, PA has won a $75.00 Dover Saddlery gift certificate for the photo they submitted of Our Promise by the stallion The Proposal out of the mare Tsarin.

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