|Olds College of Agriculture & Technology
|School of Life Science and Business
|Field of Study:
|Become a specialist in equine reproduction with the Equine Reproduction Technician certificate. This one year program — unique in Canada — will equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to manage or operate an equine breeding facility, taught from experienced instructors and Doctors of Veterinary Medicine.
Through hands-on instruction, you’ll gain proficiency with common modern reproductive techniques, such as hand breeding , AI and Transported Cooled Semen, as well as, the interpretation of ultrasounds. You will also be exposed to frozen semen and embryo transfer. Over the course of the program, you’ll gain confidence in managing the process of breeding horses from semen collection and insemination, to managing synchronization and fertility issues. You will manage mares in late pregnancy and caring for the mare during the foaling process on the commercial breeding/foaling operation at the College.
|Equine Reproduction Technician Certificate at Olds College of Agriculture & Technology
|Cost per year:*
Total cost per year including tuition, fees, books, and supplies: $4,226.81
|Farm Supervisors and Specialized Livestock Workers; Biological Technologists and Technicians; Veterinary Assistants and Animal Health Technologists