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Featured News: 2018 Foal Photo Contest Winner

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September 11, 2018

Foal_2018_Sunshine_Peace and War x Sheza Puddins Gal 200xCongratulations to our 2018 Foal Photo Contest Winner! Laura Engles-Horton of Blairstown, NJ has won a $75.00 Dover Saddlery gift certificate for the photo she submitted of Bringing Me Sunshine by the stallion Peace and War out of the mare Sheza Puddins Gal.

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Featured Blog: Test Breeding Mares as an Aid to Marketing Equine Frozen Semen

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October 05, 2014

Stallion owners and managers can encounter reluctance from mare owners to use frozen semen. This may be due, in part, to commonly spread misinformation regarding the fertility of frozen semen and the misconception that frozen semen is difficult to use. This hesitancy seems especially true if the frozen semen of a particular stallion has yet to be used in order to establish evidence of fertility. If one can offer specific credible evidence of the fertility of frozen semen from a given stallion it can go a long way towards promoting the process and breedings to your stallion. For more information please read “Frozen Semen Myths and Misconceptions” as well as our blog article regarding “The Pros and Cons of Equine Frozen Semen”.

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How long does it take to deplete stored sperm?

Depletion of aged stored sperm, that do not withstand the rigors of freezing very well, typically requires at least three “clean out” collections and sometimes more depending upon the individual stallion and how frequently he has recently been bred. Some stallions have a tendency to accumulate sperm in the reproductive ducts and require many more clean outs to acquire good quality sperm.

See also: 

What Happens When Your Stallion Arrives at SBS?

Sperm Accumulation in the Stallion


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