Wise Equine operates a full service reproduction facility just outside of Carstairs, AB. Offering plenty of space for breeding mares with fresh or frozen semen, embryo transfer, foaling, stallion collection, shipping, freezing & storage, short or long-term stays, as well as general veterinary appointments.



Prebreeding Evaluation

It is strongly recommended to have a prebreeding evaluation performed on your mare prior to having her bred. This will involve an evaluation of vulvar conformation and an ultrasound of her uterus and ovaries. Depending on the risk category and previous reproductive history may also involve a uterine culture and cytology and/or uterine biopsy.

Artificial Insemination

Fresh Cooled Semen
The mare cycle is tracked via ultrasound of her uterus and ovaries and semen is ordered or collected at the appropriate time and passed through the cervix in to the uterus. The mare is also scanned after breeding to confirm ovulation and check for any accumulation of intrauterine fluid.

Frozen Semen
This reduces the motility of the sperm cells thus mares must be inseminated very closely to ovulation. We use deslorelin (a drug to induce ovulation) and a 2 dose timed technique or a 1 dose post ovulation insemination. The semen is placed up the horn and next to the ovary with the ovulating follicle (deep horn insemination).

Embryo Transfer & Foaling

Involves breeding a mare and transferring the pregnancy in to a surrogate (recipient) at 7-8 days. The mares must tracked and timed closely in their heat cycles. Beneficial for show mares to prevent down time from riding/competition, older mares with a ‘worn out’ uterus, mares who are able to conceive but have difficulty maintaining a pregnancy. Recipient mares are available for lease.


Take the stress out of foaling by allowing us to monitor and foal your mare out safely. Includes foal alert
placement, video surveillance, navel care, ensuring colostrum consumption and IgG blood test.

Stallion Phantom Training

A stallion must be trained to mount the phantom and be collected with an AV in order to obtain a semen sample for evaluation, shipping, freezing etc. Our sessions last approximately one hour and typically 1-3 sessions are required.

Stallion Evaluation & Collection

Collect your stallion to evaluate his semen quality (concentration, motility, volume) or ship within Canada or to the US.

Freezing Semen & Storage

Once collected the semen can be frozen in straws and stored for future use. This is a great way to preserve your stallion’s genetics and if handled properly will last indefinitely.

We offer storage of frozen semen straws in our nitrogen tanks for a monthly fee.


Special Made Whiskey

Dual registered AQHA / APHA; Sire: Gunners Special Nite; Dam: Starlight Acres x Paddy’s Irish Whiskey

Whiskey is one of Canada’s up and coming stallions with $40,000+ NRHA LTE an rising fast. With size, mind and looks to make any foal a contender in the show pen.
2020 foals are eligible for: RAPP, ARCHA Stallion Stakes, SRHA Breeders Group, MRHA Stallion Stakes

Whiskey has won multiple derby championships and reserve championships in the open classes and is still competing strong.

A few titles to date include:

Reining AB Sire Incentive 4yo – L4

Vegas High Roller Derby & Stallion Stakes – L2, L3, L4

Idaho Best Little Derby in the West – L3, L4

Montana Big Sky Reining Derby – L3, L4

Reining AB Spring Derby – L4

Hero’s Tribute [Ulterra Ranches]


(Sea Hero x Eastern Dawn) Approved: RSPI, CSHA, CWHBA, JOCKEY CLUB

An extraordinary thoroughbred of distinction, in pedigree, performance and conformation. He resembles the sport thoroughbreds of the past which have strongly influenced the modern day warmblood. Winnings of US$862,950.00 in 27 starts.

His offspring display lightness in front, scope, elegance, length of leg, very good jumping style and technique, excellent rideability, lightness of movement and clean x-rays. His colt Inkan Tribute, out of Inka W (Iris de Notre Dame) was reserve foal champion of CWHBA Alberta Breeders Show 2014, Champion gelding 2017 undersaddle.

Alberta bred Hero’s Gingersnap has had a successful year on the Alberta Race track.

Arnaby Marador [Ulterra Ranches]

(Strinesdale Matador x Waxwing Marimba)

Arnaby Marador is an exciting young stallion scoring 91.5% at his CSHA Pony Inspection. He has the pedigree and athletic prowess to be a prominent sire. Travels with fluid movement and has excellent style over fences. The opportunity to acquire a stallion of this illustrious bloodline could not be passed up.
His quality, conformation, movement and combined with his presence and intelligence, positions him to become a future celebrity.
Started under saddle by Joe Alejos, the pony was a quick learner with a superb work ethic, jumping prowess.

Sired by the famous and extraordinary British Riding Pony STRINESDALE MATADOR 1990-2010, owned and promoted by Mrs. ME Mansfield of the infamous Rotherwood Stud, UK.  He was the champion of the UK National Riding Pony Sire rating three times. He won Champion at the Royal Highland as a yearling and was reserve overall supreme champion as a three-year-old for in hand ponies in the UK.  Sired dressage, cross country, show and hunter ponies including Australian and UK champions.and in 2013 HOYS show hunter pony. He was known for passing on movement and presence on his offspring.  In 2009 at HOYS he had 16 offspring showing.

 Dam is the Scottish import WAXWING MARIMBA(Moelview Mohawk/Eyarth Rio), a section b welsh who has produced multiple hunter champions including Arnaby Bo Gracious – 2013 RAWF half welsh champion, 2014 Grand Ch sport pony – star search RAWF. Arnaby Bo a Licious, Bluebird Magic Man, Bluebird Maximus.

Arnaby Marador’s first foals are very correct, good looking and an exceptional character and quality. 2 Foals born in 2016, 5 Foals were born in 2017

Alaris [Ulterra Ranches]

(Alligator Fonataine x Damaris) Licensed CSHA, CWHBA

Alaris is an exciting young horse with exceptional character, beauty, correctness, movement , size, and scope.

He is started undersaddle, and revealed his calm, trusting, confident approach to work and all that was presented to him. He has demonstrated scope and techinque over small jumps.

Expected breeding value to cross with heavier bodied warmblood mares who need to add ‘blood’ to their pedigree.

 An exciting stallion for 3 Day Eventing, Show Jumping, and Hunters. A temperament for all levels.

Successful Offspring by Alligator Fontaine

Gare du Lyon (Geo) [Ulterra Ranches & Highbury Show Stables]

(Gare du Nord x Gesina Sr) Licensed CWHBA

Dynamic and well planned Pedigree. Absolutely perfect jumping technique. Approach, Take off, Bascule and Form, Landing and Departure are textbook PERFECTION. In his Licensing he scored 9 and 9.5 for Gallop and Jump.

Temperament – Exceptional

Conformation – Strong

X-Rays – Clean

Movement – Light, Efficient, Scope


– Champion of AES in Schijndel beating GLENFIDDICH VDL and VERSAILLES VDL.

– Kamtchatka is dam of ORIENT EXPRESS HDC

– GLOBAL EXPRESS VDL is closely related through sire and out of DAME RICARD

 Dam line : Very strong prolific and proven. VDL CARDENTO x CONCORDE x NIMMERDOR