Better information makes for healthier horses, is where equine science and horse sense intersect.

How to Collect Semen from Stallions While They Are Standing on the Ground
  by Robert N. Oglesby DVM


Introduction » First Steps » Ground Collection Using an AV » Ground Collection Using Manual Stimulation » Results » Discussion » More Info 

With the rapid increase of shipped semen the need to collect from stallions without the benefit of a mare in standing heat has become a common problem. Traditionally, using a dummy mount was the solution but required training and can be an expensive, space consuming investment. Other problems make mounting difficult for a stallion including: lameness, incoordination, and difficult to breed mares all would benefit. Edited from a presentation given to the 1999 AAEP meeting, this article discusses the techniques used to train a stallion ejaculate into a AV while standing on the ground.

This article is an edited version of the notes to a lecture given to the AAEP in 1999 by Barbara D. Forney, MS VMD and Sue M. McDonnell, PhD.

There are two techniques that have been successful. The first technique uses an artificial vagina (AV) and the second technique uses manual stimulation of the penis. The first technique is easier to learn, but the second has the advantage of requiring only a disposable nonspermicidal plastic bag to collect the sample.
      ~Word Count: 2019 words (The average magazine page contains about 600 words);
      ~Last Updated: July 10, 2015;

There are 2 ways to access the complete article:

You have just read the introduction to one of our nearly 800 articles on horse care, diseases, and training. It includes a description of the contents of the unabridged version. As a guest you can access this article two different ways: either purchase the article or become a member and take advantage of all the benefits has to offer. Check out our Membership Drive Discount below but hurry. This is for a limited time! is a BBB Accredited Business. Click for the BBB Business Review of this Horse Training in Stokesdale NC Your assurance of excellent customer service.
128 bit SSL encryption We use 128 bit SSL encryption, so your order is secure.

#1: Article Purchase: $7 US for instant access to the unabridged article.

We guarantee your satisfaction or we will refund the purchase price:

#2 Join Horseadvice: for as little as $4 US a month you get instant access to this article and one of the finest equine resources in the world!

During our membership drive we will waive our 10$ Join Fee!

Full Access with No Posting: 4$ US a month

  • Recommended to those who wish to have full access to one of the finest equine resources, including articles and discussions, but does not feel the need to post to the discussion boards.
  • 14$ 4$ US to join which includes the first month. Membership automatically renews monthly for 4$ US. You may cancel anytime online.
Full Access Membership
Price: 14$ US
Membership Drive Price: 4$ US
(includes first month access)

Full Access with Discussion Posting: 7$ US a month

  • Recommended to those who wish to have full access to one of the finest equine resources anywhere and engage an equine veterinarian and experienced horsefolks with questions and discussions on all aspects of horses and horsemanship.
  • 31$ 21$ US to join, which includes the first 3 months. Membership then automatically renews monthly for 7$ US. You may cancel anytime online.
Full Service Membership
Price: 31$ US
Membership Drive Price: 21$ US
(includes 3 months service)

Uncertain if you want to become part of one of the finest most up-to-date equine resources in the world? Click Here for More Information!

Discussions on Semen Collection from Stallions Standing on the Ground
  Titles Subtopics Posts Updated
iconSemen collection from 2 yo coltJan 19, 07
iconI need to know the going rate for shipping semen and what does that...May 15, 02
iconSemen collection from stallion standing on groundSep 15, 03
Before posting be sure to review the articles on your topic and preexisting discussions to see if your question has been answered.

Start a New Discussion
Home Page | Todays Discussions | Search | Top of Page Administration
is The Horseman's Advisor
Helping Thousands of Equestrians, Farriers, and Veterinarians Every Day
All rights reserved, © 1997 - 2016 is a BBB Accredited Business. Click for the BBB Business Review of this Horse Training in Stokesdale NC