Preparation of a Jump Mare or a Mare for Natural Cover

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Preparation of a mare for natural cover or preparation to serve as a jump mare for semen collection are similar. The main goals are to insure that the mare tolerates mounting by the stallion without harm to the mare, the stallion, or the handlers and that the possibility of venereal disease transmission is minimized. This chapter discusses step by step procedure for preparing natural cover for the mare by wrapping tail of the mare and placing a washable cover over the mare's neck.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEquine Reproductive Procedures
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781118904398
ISBN (Print)9780470960394
StatePublished - Aug 25 2014


  • Mare
  • Natural cover
  • Stallion


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