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misita 05-28-2008 10:10 AM

Preferred phantom??
 
which phantom do you prefer? The one with the hole in the middle (where the AV sits IN the phantom) , or the one without? TIA

Chris
www.hiddenvalleyfarms.net

cheekyhorse 05-29-2008 02:11 AM

Most stallions tend to prefer the one with the hole in it, but most repro vets tend to prefer the other kind as it is more cost effective :wink: This is my experience with it anyhow. If I had my own set up, I would buy the one with the hole in it as it's more of a natural position for the stallion to be in for breeding. With the other kind they have to be on a bit of an angle to breed, and I find that sometimes (especially if young and excited) they tend to 'bang' their penis or their knees on the phantom trying for a better position.

Rachluvshorses4eva 05-29-2008 03:27 AM

Sorry but what is a phantom?

cheekyhorse 05-29-2008 10:37 AM

It is what you'd use for the stallion to 'jump on' for collecting semen for Aritificial insemination. (like a fake mare if you'd like!) They resemble a pommel horse in gymnastics....


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