Equine Reproduction Lab Class

mare and foalThe Equine Reproduction/Horse Breeding class provides students with an understanding of and hands on opportunities in equine reproduction; specifically: semen collection, evaluation and processing practices; discussion on mare breeding management and use of hormones; preparation of the mare for breeding; an introduction to embryo transfer. Additionally, the mares in the breeding program at the Hadley Farm will be worked-on during laboratories and students will be able to participate in decision-making on breeding management, teasing, and assisting in foaling.

Bay State JewelFoaled Sunday, May 4, 2014 at the UMass Hadley Farm Equine Center. Bay State Jewel is a Morgan filly by RNH How Do U Like Me Now out of Bay State Notorious (Windcrest Highlander x Bay State Winsom). This filly can trace her government bloodlines back to U S Panez and original government mare Narcissa.

Dornröschen UM (Fabuleux/Weltruhm)Foaled Thursday, May 29, 2014 at the UMass Hadley Farm Equine Center. Dornröschen UM is a Hanoverian filly by Elite Hanoverian Stallion Fabuleux out of Elite Mare Weltrose by Weltruhm (Weltmeyer/Nevado xx).