Upon completion of this course, students will be able to have knowledge:
1. of the physiology in horses.
2. of the mechanisms involved in reproduction.
3. the control of reproduction.
4. the indigenous greek horse breeds under exctinction.
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction. Reproduction ability in horses. Reproductive system of mare and stallion. Hormonal conrol of Reproduction. Seasonality of mare.Estrus cycle, pregnancy, parturition. Post partum period. Reproductive physiology of the stallion. Genetic aspects of reproduction. Genetic diversity and inbreeding in Greece.