Past Visiting Academics
Dr Sara Lyle – Reproduction Specialist
Dr Sara Lyle joined our reproduction team for two back-to-back sabbaticals in the 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 breeding seasons.
Dr Lyle completed her veterinary degree and Masters program in Theriogenology at the University of Florida and recently completed her PhD at Louisiana State University (LSU) focused on immunological and endocrinological aspects of pregnancy.
Dr Lyle was an Associate Professor at the LSU Veterinary School and has recently joined the team at North Carolina State University with her two dogs, Sammy and Gracie. These two veterinary schools have the strongest reproduction departments in the USA.
Dr Lyle also just completed her two year term as President of the American College of Theriogenologists. She is now focusing on her many research projects in immunology and infectious diseases.
Dr Reto Fritsche – Reproduction Specialist
Dr Reto Fritsche joined our reproduction team in 2015 while Dr Fiona Hollinshead was on maternity leave.
Dr Fritsche completed his veterinary degree at The University of Bern, Switzerland and soon afterwards was awarded a Doctorate in small animal reproduction from the University of Zurich.
Dr Fritsche was a clinical resident at the Veterinary School, Louisiana State University (LSU), USA where he mastered the technique of TCI as well as gaining extensive experience in semen freezing and the breeding management of bitches.
It was during his training program at LSU that Dr Fritsche met GlenBred’s own specialist, Dr Fiona Hollinshead while she was on sabbatical as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Reproduction in 2013. Fiona was also one of Dr Fritsche’s supervisors for his Masters Program in small animal reproduction where he investigated the effects of canine prostatic fluid on chilled semen and was awarded a Master’s Degree for his thesis from LSU in 2016.
Dr Fritsche now works as a reproduction specialist in a private practice in Texas, USA.
Dr Scott Bailey – Reproduction Specialist
Dr Scott Bailey joined our reproduction team on sabbatical for our 2016-2017 breeding season.
Dr Bailey graduated from Kansas State University in 2003 with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and subsequently completed a 3-year residency program in theriogenology at the University of Florida.
Dr Bailey was admitted to the American College of Theriogenologists in 2008 and received a Master of Science in Veterinary Medical Science also at the University of Florida in 2009.
Dr. Bailey’s clinical interests include a variety of aspects of equine and small animal reproduction, including advanced reproductive techniques for equine and canine species, fetal gender-determination in mares and pregnancy management. Dr. Bailey’s research interests have focused on diseases of pregnancy in the mare and causes of perinatal death in foals.
Dr Bailey is currently an Associate Professor in the department of Theriogenology at North Carolina State University veterinary School.
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MVS Success at the 2018 New Zealand Equine Veterinary Association Conference
June 25, 2018
MVS Success at the 2017 New Zealand Equine Veterinary Association Conference
August 23, 2017
Congratulations to MVS Equine Veterinarians, Cordelia Francis and Andrea Ritmeester, for their outstanding achievements at the 2017 New Zealand Equine Veterinary Association Conference. Cordelia won the Massey Award for Best […]