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Shuttle Stallions - Frozen Semen to the Rescue

Posted by Erin Bishop on Wed, Jul 05, 2017 @ 01:21 PM

Shuttle or Dual-Hemisphere Stallions are terms used to describe breeding stallions which travel between the Northern and Southern Hemispheres for their respective breeding season. Several questions arise when discussing shuttle stallions and may include: Why do stallion owners incur the costs and risks of sending their stallions thousands of miles away? Does the lack of sexual rest affect their fertility? Is there a way to service mares in a different hemisphere without sending the stallion so many miles away?

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Tags: Frozen Semen, Stallion Management