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Infertility Investigation

A mare may have breeding difficulties for a variety of reasons. Our Stud Veterinarians are able to use their knowledge and experience, along with the latest equipment and our in house laboratory to establish the cause and identify a solution to solve the problem.

Some or all of the following procedures can be used to investigate problem or infertile mares.

  • Assessment of vulva conformation
  • Rectal and ultrasound examination of ovaries and uterus
  • Hormonal analysis
  • Vaginoscopic examination
  • Endometrial biopsy
  • Uterine swabs

Depending on the abnormalities found or previous in breeding history, the following treatment options are available.

  • Caslicks operation
  • Uterine lavage
  • Intra uterine antibiotics
  • Hormonal treatment such progesterone
  • Laparoscopic treatment for oviductal blockage
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