Course level

Postgraduate Coursework

Faculty

Science

School

Agriculture Food Sciences Schl

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

3 Lecture hours, 3 Practical or Laboratory hours, 2 Tutorial hours

Incompatible

ANIM2039

Assessment methods

Progressive and Final Exam

Course coordinator

Dr Judy Cawdell-Smith and Ms Lynette Hilly

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2017 Gatton Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2017 External External Course Profile
Semester 2, 2018 Gatton Internal Profile unavailable
Semester 2, 2018 External External Profile unavailable

Please Note: Course profiles marked as not available may still be in development.

Course description

This course provides the underpinning science of reproduction in the horse and its application to the equine breeding industry. Anatomy, physiology, endocrinology and reproductive behaviour in the mare and stallion are discussed. Students gain extensive experience in reproductive management of the mare. Causes of reproductive wastage including infertility, embryonic and fetal loss and foaling difficulties and neonatal disease are covered. The theory and practice of ultrasonography are presented. Assisted reproductive technologies are taught and students gain experience in areas such as semen collection and evaluation, artificial insemination and embryo transfer. Stud farm management is also discussed.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2016 Gatton Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2016 External External Course Profile
Semester 2, 2015 External External Course Profile
Semester 2, 2015 Gatton Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2014 External External Course Profile
Semester 2, 2014 Gatton Internal Course Profile