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Freezing Stallion Semen

The main advantages of frozen semen are long-term preservation of genetic material, insurance against unanticipated loss of a stallion, access to frozen semen if fresh or cooled semen is not available, and ability to ship semen worldwide.

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Mare Breeding Management

Mares may be bred by natural cover or artificial insemination, depending on breed registry regula­tions, preference of the stallion owner and/or mare owner, location and availability of the stallion and mare, cost, safety concerns, experience of person­nel, and other factors.

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Test Cool

The goal of a test cool is to determine if semen from a stallion cools well and to identify the semen extender that optimizes motility during cooled storage.