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LSU School of Veterinary Medicine to Host Equine Artificial Insemination Workshop

BATON ROUGE–The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine will host its annual Equine Artificial Insemination Workshop January 25 and 26, 2003 at the veterinary school. The workshop is open to horse breeders and is limited to 18 participants.

This hands-on workshop is held to instruct horse owners and breeders on artificial insemination procedures with both fresh and cooled semen. Proper handling and preparation of semen for transport will be discussed to enable participants to provide this service. Training in rectal palpation is not included in the course. LSU theriogenologists Drs. Bruce Eilts and Dale Paccamonti will teach the two-day course.

The cost of the workshop is $300, including printed proceedings, lunch and break refreshments. The pre-registration deadline is January 10, 2003. After January 10, the cost is $325.

For more information on this workshop, call (225) 578-9826 or visit


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