Equine Cryogenics is the study of freezing and preserving embryos, semen and eggs at very low temperatures. Veterinarians can utilize cryogenic techniques to successfully offer advanced breeding and preservation services to their clients.
Owners of Stallions can successfully collect and freeze semen for future sale and use. This service provides owners with a low-cost alternative to standard insurance products.
Owners of Mares can gain access to a wider selection of Stallions due to the wide spread use of frozen semen. Insemination using frozen semen should be handled carefully by the Veterinarian to insure that ovulation has occurred at the appropriate time.
Embryos can be harvested from a mare and frozen for future use. Additionally, a frozen embryo can be transferred into a recipient mare at a future date.