Equine Reproduction Conference: Current Topics on Broodmare Management

Date & Time

2/6/2010 8:00 AM to 2/7/2010 5:00 PM


The Ohio State University
College of Veterinary Medicine
Veterinary Hospital
601 Vernon Tharp St.
Columbus, Ohio


Office of Veterinary Continuing Education: (614) 292-8727


This course is designed to present veterinarians with current techniques and therapies used to optimize fertility potential of mares. The course includes 11 hours of classroom instruction covering selected topics on breeding soundness examinations, breeding management, common reproductive pathologies, behavior issues and assisted reproductive techniques. The goal of this course is to keep participants current on cutting-edge breeding strategies, diagnostics and therapies for the normal and problem mare.

The course also offers a 3-hour wet lab on breeding soundness examination of the mare that provides participants with hands-on experience on collection of endometrial specimens (culture, cytology brush and biopsy), current techniques for uterine therapy and embryo handling and vitrification.

View brochure at bottom of page for full agenda and details. Registration includes conference instruction, continental breakfast, lunch, notes and refreshments. Registration is open on a first-come, first-served basis and may close prior to January 22, 2010, if the course is filled. Lab is full. Space is still available for lectures only. You may cancel your conference registration at any time prior to January 22, 2010, and receive an 80 percent refund of the course fee. There will be no refunds for cancellations received after January 22, 2010. There are no refunds for no shows. If the course is cancelled, you will receive a full refund.

Accreditation Statement

The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Office of Veterinary Continuing Education (AAVSB RACE Provider # 421) is accredited by the American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB) to sponsor Registry of Approved Continuing Education (RACE) courses for veterinary practitioners. This program was reviewed and approved by the AAVSB RACE program for 14 AAVSB RACE™ hours of continuing education in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE approval. Please contact the AAVSB RACE program if you have any comments/concerns regarding this program's validity or relevancy to the veterinary profession.



Patrick M. McCue, DVM, PhD, Diplomate, American College of Theriogenologists, Iron Rose Ranch Professor of Equine Theriogenology
Department of Clinical Sciences, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, Colorado
Dr. McCue graduated from veterinary school at the University of California, Davis, in 1986. He subsequently completed an internship in Large Animal Medicine and Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania and a residency in Equine Reproduction at the University of California, Davis. He received a PhD in Comparative Pathology, with an emphasis on reproductive endocrinology and ovarian pathology in the mare, from UC-Davis in 1992, and joined the faculty at Colorado State University in 1994.
Dr. McCue is the Director of the Equine Reproduction Laboratory and coordinates the Clinical Broodmare, Foaling and Embryo Transfer Services. He also attends to dystocias, high risk pregnancies and other equine reproduction cases at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital at Colorado State University.
He is the author or co-author of over 180 refereed publications, textbook chapters, scientific proceedings chapters and abstracts. In addition, he writes a monthly column called ‘The Breeding Shed’ for the American Quarter Horse Journal.

Mats Troedsson, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACT
University of Kentucky
Dr. Troedsson received a Ph.D. in reproductive immunology at the University of California/Davis in 1991. He subsequently joined the faculty at the UC, Davis as a clinical instructor/lecturer. In 1994, Dr. Troedsson accepted a position as assistant professor at the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, and was promoted to associate professor in 1998. He also served as director of the Minnesota Equine Research Center from 1996-2001 and then as acting director from 2001 to 2002. Dr. Troedsson joined the faculty at the University of Florida's College of Veterinary Medicine in July 2002, where he served as professor and service chief in theriogenology and director of equine research programs. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Department of Veterinary Science and Director of the Maxwell H. Gluck Equine Research Center.

Carlos R. F. Pinto, MedVet, PhD, Diplomate ACT
Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Sciences
The Ohio State University

Marco Coutinho da Silva DVM, MS, PhD, Diplomate ACT
Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Sciences
The Ohio State University


Lecture Only: $0.00


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