Hill 'n' Dale Farm announced Tuesday that Dr. Terry Blanchard, an internationally recognized authority on stallion fertility and mare reproduction, will join the Lexington, Ky. farm as resident veterinarian, starting Jan. 1. Blanchard has been a professor of equine theriogenology at Texas A&M for the past 17 years.Blanchard received his veterinary degree from Kansas State University in 1976. He received his masters from the University of Missouri with a thesis on the effects of anabolic steroids on stallion testicular function. Blanchard completed his residency in large animal reproduction at the University of Pennsylvania, New Bolton Center. He became board certified in theriogenology in 1982.
In addition to his professorship at Texas A&M, Blanchard has been a faculty member at the University of Missouri, as well as the University of Pennsylvania. He has conducted research on stallion testicular dysfunction. Other areas of interest include the foaling mare, foal heat fertility, hormone therapy in the foaling mare, and fertility in the young stallion.