Stallion Anatomy and Physiology
The information that follows comes from published information emanating from such institutions as Colorado State University (“Management of the Stallion for Maximum Reproductive Efficiency”), Kansas State University (M.J. Arns, PhD), and Texas A&M University (J. W. Evans, PhD).
Central to the stallion’s reproductive system are the testes. It is within the confines of these two organs that spermatozoa are produced (the process is called spermatogenesis), along with the key male sex hormone, testosterone.
Each testis is suspended by the spermatic cord that extends from the abdomen to its attachment on the
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