Equine Anatomy & Physiology

The Reproductive System

How does the course work?

What you will learn

In this course you will learn about the horse’s reproductive system including:

  • which structures belong to the male and female reproductive system;
  • seasonality and the reproductive cycle of the mare;
  • what happens when a mare is bred;
  • how a pregnancy develops;
  • what colostrum is and why it is so important;
  • the methods commonly used in equine assisted reproduction; and
  • the different methods that can be used to castrate a stallion.

Course format



Dr Isabel Imboden