Equine Reproduction Days – The subfertile mare

Lüsche,Germany, February 27 to March 01, 2020


in cooperation with Tierklinik Lüsche

 All details of the program will be posted when they are completed.

The speakers

Peter Daels
graduated from the Veterinary Faculty of the Ghent State University in 1984, completed a residency in equine reproduction at University of California, Davis and obtained a PhD in Comparative Pathology at Davis in 1990. Peter then moved to the veterinary faculty at Cornell University and stayed there until 1999. He spent a sabbatical year at the University of Utrecht and was director of equine research at the INRA Research Institute at Tours France from 1999 to 2004. Between 2004 and 2012 he was head of the Keros ET Center in Belgium for equine embryo transfer. Presently, Peter is professor of equine reproduction at the Ghent State University.

Carolina Herrera
received her PhD on Molecular Biology in 1999 from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentine. She was Laboratory Director of the Medical Institute Halitus in Buenos Aires directing research related to animal assisted reproduction techniques in cattle, horses and South American camelids before becoming Laboratory Director of the Biotechnology Division, Cría Tanoira Embriones in Argentine where she applied the assisted reproduction technologies in high merit stallions and mares. Since 2014 she is Research Assistant at the in vitro embryo production laboratory at the Clinic of Reproductive Medicine of the Vetsuisse - Faculty of the University of Zurich and at the in vitro embryo production laboratory of the Swiss Institute of Equine Medicine (ISME) from the University of Bern (all Switzerland) and does research on in vitro production of bovine and equine embryos, as well as cryopreservation and genetic testing of embryos from both species.


Fernando Riera
graduated in 1983 from the faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the University of Buenos Aires, Argentine. Then he worked in a commercial Bovine Embryo Transfer Centre and did an Internship in the Alamo Pintado Equine Clinic, California, USA. Between 1987 and 1990 he enrolled successively in an Internship and a Residency program on Large Animal Reproduction in the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, USA. After working in several Embryo Transfer Centers, he founded his own centers: Beaufort Embryo Transfer Center, England (2001-2011), Centro de Reproducción Equina Doña Pilar (1997 – today) and Laboratorio de Biotecnología, Prof. Robert M. Kenney (2015 to today) in Argentine.