This course is brought to you as a joint effort of


We would like to extend a special thank you to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Valley Vet Supply, and the Paint Horse Journal for providing fantastic content for this course.  

For more online educational content relating to horse breeding, care, and management, including their in-depth course on operating small-scale breeding programs, visit their site: agrilifelearn.tamu.edu  

To attend the hands-on, in-person Equine Reproductive Short Course held annually at Texas A&M University, visit animalscience.tamu.edu

Course curriculum

    1. Introduction

    1. Reproductive Anatomy & Breeding Intro

    2. Reproductive Anatomy of the Mare- with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension

    3. Embryo Transfer- with PHJ

    4. Manipulating the Mare's Reproductive Cycle with Artificial Lighting- with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension

    5. Genetic Testing in Breeding- with PHJ

    6. Considerations for a Successful Breeding- with Valley Vet

    7. Case Study: Breeding Horses? One Broodmare's Story- with Valley Vet

    8. Reproductive Anatomy & Breeding Quiz

    1. Foaling Preparation Intro

    2. Foaling Preparation, Foaling Process, & Foal Care- with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension

    3. Foaling Quiz

    1. Broodmare & Foal Care Intro

    2. Broodmare & Foal Nutrition- with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension

    3. Body Condition Scoring Activity Instructions

    4. Body Condition Scoring Activity- with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension

    5. Vaccinating the Mare & Foal- with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension

    6. Broodmare & Foal Care Quiz

    1. Breeding Logistics Intro

    2. Broodmare Selection- with PHJ

    3. Stallion Management- with PHJ

    4. Breeding Logistics for Mare & Stallion Owners- with PHJ

    5. Breeding Contracts- with PHJ

    6. Breeding Logistics Quiz

    1. More Information

    2. Broodmare & Foal Management Downloads

About this course

  • 26 lessons
  • 3.75 hours of video content