EXTENDED: Horses of the Future at CPP

EXTENDED: Horses of the Future at CPP Image
$1,075
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Project ends on January 01, at 12:00 AM PST
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Horses of the Future at CPP

The W.K. Kellogg Arabian Horse Center is excited to offer an opportunity to the entire community to help continue the legacy of CP horses!  

The Arabian Horse Center would benefit from investing in new equipment that would assist with the horse breeding program at Cal Poly Pomona.  

In Equine Reproduction, the use of ultrasound technology has been transformational.  However, as with any technology, it is continually improving.  Having a reproduction specific ultrasound machine gives us a much greater diagnostic and teaching machine.   

The improved diagnostics of this reproduction specific machine will allow for earlier pregnancy detection which improves our reproductive efficiency in getting mares in foal with less wasted time. 

 

Student Opportunities

Students are welcome in all majors through an equine studies minor.  For those looking to make horses a career, Cal Poly Pomona's College of Agriculture offers outstanding Animal Science and Agribusiness programs. Students can get hands on experience in breeding, general farm management, and/or grooming and training.  Whatever the interest is, learn by doing on our acres of teaching farms from outstanding practioners.

 

The Kellogg Legacy

The W.K. Kellogg Arabian Horse Center was established in 1925 by the cereal magnate Will Keith Kellogg of Battle Creek, Michigan. In his quest to fulfill a childhood dream, W.K. Kellogg sought out the finest Arabian bloodlines of the day to begin a breeding program at his winter home in Pomona, California. He acquired horses from within the United States and abroad, importing several horses from Lady Wentworth’s famed Crabbet Arabian Stud in England. The ranch became a popular destination for 1920s Hollywood stars to visit rare Arabian horses, and Kellogg’s horses appeared in several films. The ranch became so popular that a show was established on Sundays in order to better showcase the Arabian horses. W.K. Kellogg presented the ranch to the state of California in 1932 with the stipulation that the Arabian breeding program and the Sunday Shows be maintained.

Levels
Choose a giving level

$20

Is she? Or isn't she?

Allows for one horse pregnancy scan. Usually done at 15 to 17 days post breeding. This is always the most exciting scan done on every mare.

$60

She's still pregnant right?

A student can follow a mare throughout her entire pregnancy development at 17 days, 93 days and 100 plus days. A mare can sometimes lose her pregnancy for many different reasons.

$150

We deliver!

Allows us to take the ultrasound to the horses. A portable unit that can be used stall-side. Especially helpful when checking mares with a foal at her side.

$250

Is it time for a foal?

Follows a mare through an entire breeding cycle - detection of follicles, optimum time to breed, determination of ovulation. This usually comprises up to 6 scans in a 7 to 10 day period.

$1,000

Ultimate student experience

Will help to buy a virtual headset that will allow students to experience all of the aspects of both a horses pregnancy and breeding in far greater detail than we have ever had access to previously.