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A foal at the Colorado State University Equine Reproduction Laboratory
Equine Reproduction Laboratory

The Equine Reproduction Laboratory is part of the Animal Reproduction and Biotechnology Laboratory in the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at Colorado State University. The CSU Equine Reproduction Program has developed leading-edge equine reproduction techniques for the equine industry for over 45 years. Techniques such as collection of semen and artificial insemination, recovery and transfer of equine embryos, shipping cooled semen, and shipping cooled embryos are now routine in the equine industry, due in large part to the research, education, and outreach efforts of the CSU Equine Reproduction Laboratory. The Equine Reproduction Laboratory collaborates with other Colorado State equine programs including the CSU Equine Orthopaedic Research Center, Equine Services at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, and the CSU Equine Sciences Program.

ERL News

  • equine breeding internship
    ​Equine Breeding Farm Internship program provides advanced training in equine breeding farm procedures and management for individuals with a sincere desire to pursue a career in the equine breeding industry. Apply soon!
  • NRR Cat King Cole
    We are pleased to announce that NRR Cat King Cole, owned by North Ridge Ranch of Pierre, SD will stand the 2015 season at the ERL.
  • High Brow Cougar
    ​The Equine Reproduction Lab is excited to announce that High Brow Cougar, owned by Bill & Catherine Lacy of Crested Butte, CO will once again join the stallion roster at the ERL.
  • foaling course, pat mccue, ryan ferris
    Just in time for foaling season, Drs. Patrick McCue and Ryan Ferris of CSU’s Equine Reproduction Laboratory provide this video presentation and Q&A, with easy-click access to individual topics of interest. Learn about caring for broodmares, predicting foaling, response during a difficult birth, and tending new foals.

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 Administrative Contacts

Dr. Jerry Black
Director, Equine Reproduction Lab

Dr. Patrick McCue
Iron Rose Ranch Chair in Equine Reproduction and Senior ERL Clinical Veterinarian

Dr. Thomas R (Tod) Hansen
Traubert Professor & ARBL Director

Ms. Kay Gallatin
ARBL/ERL Business Manager

Ms. Leslie Butler
ERL Office Manager and Accounting

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