Facility

The Victorian Equine Reproduction Centre is a purpose built equine reproduction centre. It has been set up for the provision of routine artificial breeding and assisted reproduction services, including the evaluation and management of problem mares, and stallion reproductive services.

The centre features:

  • Semen collection facilities  – a fully enclosed semen collection area with Phantom mount
  • Semen evaluation facilities – a fully-equipped semen evaluation, processing and freezing laboratory
  • Crushes for reproductive evaluation of mares and reproductive procedures
  • Safe housing of stallions in steel-fenced, separated paddocks, each with a shelter or stall
  • Stalls for housing stallions or mares (with or without foals)
  • Housing of mares singly or in groups in paddocks
  • Well-lit yards for placing mares under lights – for early stimulation of reproductive activity