Equine Reproduction Continuing Education - Short Courses

Welcome to the CSU Equine Reproduction Laboratory continuing education short course registration page.  We are pleased to host our outstanding on-site continuing education courses for veterinarians and horse owners. All virtual courses will remain open as well as hands-on laboratory sessions and a new two-day course for veterinarians. Click HERE to see all virtual courses. CSU ERL reserves the right to cancel courses at any time. CSU ERL follows all University, State and CDC guidelines in regards to the prevention of COVD-19.

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The Pregnant Mare: Diagnosis, Complications and Dystocia Virtual Course

The goal of this virtual course is to provide veterinarians and technicians with an opportunity to learn about pregnancy in the mare, common conditions affecting the pregnant mare and complications of foaling. Course will include six (6 )hours of RACE approved CE hours.

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Foaling And Foal Care Virtual Course

This course is designed to provide horse owners, broodmare managers and foaling attendants an overview of normal foaling, dystocia, routine care of the newborn foal and other important topics. The overall goal is to provide personnel that will be responsible for attending pregnant mares through the birth process with guidelines for normal events, when to call for additional on-farm help and when to call for veterinary assistance.

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Equine Embryo Transfer Virtual Course

This virtual course on equine embryo transfer will provide veterinarians with four (4) RACE approved CE hours from some of the world leaders in equine embryo transfer.

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September 21-22, 2023 - Cryopreservation and Management of Equine Sperm

The frozen semen course is designed for anyone seriously interested in learning the techniques involved in freezing, thawing, and handling of equine spermatozoa.

Previous experience in semen collection, evaluation, and insemination procedures or attendance at a CSU Equine Reproductive Management equine continuing education short course is required as a prerequisite for this course.

**Registration will open mid-July**

The Problem Mare Virtual Course

The goal of this virtual course is to provide veterinarians and technicians with an opportunity to learn about common and less common reproductive abnormalities of the mare as well as current diagnostic and therapeutic techniques that can be incorporated into their clinical practice. Course will include four (4) hours of RACE approved CE hours.

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September 18, 2023 - Equine Embryo Transfer - Laboratory Session Only - DVM Only

This one day hands-on in person laboratory session will provide veterinarians with four (4) CE hours from some of the world leaders in equine embryo transfer. Participants must complete the virtual Equine Embryo Transfer course prior to attending the laboratory session. The virtual embryo transfer course provides the necessary background lecture material to precede the in-person course. See registration link below.

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**Registration for the lab session will open mid-July**

Stallion Frozen Semen - Virtual Course

This in-depth virtual course will utilize current research developed to efficiently freeze equine sperm. The course will emphasize a quality end product and simplify the management of the straws for future use. Participants will have a better understanding of the entire freezing process, quality control, storage, mare management, and artificial insemination of mares using frozen sperm. Previous experience with semen collection and processing is desirable.

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Jan. 15-19, 2024 - Equine Reproductive Management: Stallion, Mare, and Newborn Foal

The flagship course of the program is designed for horse owners and breeders to increase the efficiency and ultimately the success of their breeding programs. Cost is $1950 until November 15 and increase to $2150 after. Course is designed for horse owners, breeders, and breeding assistants. **Registration will open mid-July**