Course Notes Now Available for
Interested in having our Mobile Reproduction Laboratory stop at your farm, or in having a workshop?

Please contact us at 519-823-6981 or for details.
"It Takes two: Managing the Stallion and Mare for Optimal Fertility"

Specializing in cryopreservation of sperm and embryos, Iron Horse Equine has over 25 years of breeding experience to help in any breeding endeavour. We use advanced reproductive technology and have clients all over Canada and the World. We are a licensed facility for shipping stallion semen Internationally.

REPRODUCTION WORKSHOPS March 19th and 20th, 2016 Click here for details

Standing the following Stallions for 2016:

Johnny William (Standardbred)

Strut the Stage (TB)

Hey How Ya Doin (Paint)

Little Mo Play (QH)

Darwin IHE (CSH)


Or click here for a list of our mobile clients

Want to know more on Embryo Transfer and Embryo Freezing?

Contact us for details on services provided. We are working with Dr. Rex Crawford and Dr. Reudi Waelchi of Dufferin Veterinary Services to provide these services.



Location in Hillsburgh

Boarding Specials for 2016

Reproduction Items FOR SALE

Canine Semen Freezing Services by Iron Horse Canine

Bovine Semen Freezing Services by Iron Horse Equine with Dufferin Veterinary Services

Want to have a less invasive pregnancy check done? Click here for more information.

Click here for a list of Cattle AI units which we ship semen through.

Videos on youtube of Iron Horse stallions and our Open House

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We are a distributor for frozen semen from US stallions




Our Goal

The goal of Iron Horse Equine is to provide accurate, up to date information on subjects pertaining to horse management and reproduction. We provide a range of commercial services to help horse industry members attain their breeding goals and reach to the future with new technologies.

Who We Are

Iron Horse Equine was formed in October 2003, by our founding member, Deb Ottier. After graduating from the University of Guelph with a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, our key member, Deb Ottier, pursued a career in research. While working at the Equine Research Centre in Guelph, Ontario, Deb conducted research in the area of reproduction, covering topics such as collection, semen evaluation techniques, extender evaluation, embryo recovery, and fertility of frozen semen. Deb set up a certification program via Distance Learning on the aspects of Horse Management. Deb continued her educational pursuits in undertaking a Masters degree in reproductive physiology from Guelph as well. Deb continues to work with industry leaders to maintain and enhance current certificate level programs.



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