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Breeding Soundness Exam, Mare

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This exam consists of a detailed battery of tests, that are performed on a mare to assess her reproductive fitness. It is often performed prior to breeding.

Typically involves a general health assessment (especially looking for potential hereditary conditions) palpation and ultrasound of the reproductive tract. It may also include uterine culture, cytology, biopsy, vaginal and cervical exam, among other diagnostics.

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