Approaches to Breeding Soundness Examination and Interpretation of Results Academic Article uri icon


  • © 2016 Elsevier Inc. The best indicator of stallion fertility is per-cycle pregnancy rate following cover or artificial insemination of fertile mares under good management conditions. This process can be lengthy, cumbersome, and impractical. As such, a laboratory-based examination is oftentimes performed to predict the fertility of a given stallion. This communication summarizes the approach to examination of a stallion for breeding soundness.

author list (cited authors)

  • Varner, D. D.

citation count

  • 5

publication date

  • August 2016