Varian Arabians


Mare procedureProviding services at Varian Arabians.

Dr. Joy Altermatt, DVM, MS, DACT


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Veterinary Reproduction Innovations, A.P.C., working out of the Varian Arabians lab facilities, offers specialized equine breeding services and utilizes the Varian Arabians boarding services for their clients. Click here to learn about boarding at Varian Arabians

"Varian Arabians is a genuine paradise for a horse, peaceful and with a purpose—to offer customized care and a real place of refuge for people as well. I always leave here renewed and with peace of mind for my patients." ~ Joy  

Equine Reproductive Services Offered:


  • ​Mare breeding soundness evaluation
  • Breeding Management and Reproductive consultation
  • Artificial Insemination (cooled and frozen semen)
  • Fetal sexing
  • Management of the problem mare
  • Hysteroscopic Hydrotubation
  • Pregnancy monitoring and high risk pregnancy management
  • Ovary harvest (for deceased mares)
  • Embryo recovery and transfer
  • Embryo cryopreservation (vitrification)
  • Embryo biopsy (sex determination and genetic testing)
  • Transvaginal follicular aspiration (OPU) 
  • In vitro embryo production 
  • Embryo storage 


  • Stallion breeding soundness evaluation
  • Stallion semen collection and evaluation
  • Semen Evaluation and Freezing
  • Semen DNA integrity evaluation 
  • Epididymal harvest (for deceased or castrated stallions)
  • Semen storage and management

 Mare and foal


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