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He states that it reduces the risk of venereal disease, when the reality is that Contagious Equine Metritis is spreading like wildfire in the US standardbred world because they cannot contain it while they are moving infected semen around the country.
Rausing, who owns Lanwades Stud in Newmarket, added that it would be impossible under European legislation to limit the number of mares each stallion could fertilise, and pointed to a recent outbreak of contagious equine metritis in the US which was contracted by 900 horses in the quarter-bred population, all of them conceived by AI.
A CASE of contagious equine metritis, a venereal disease in horses, has been confirmed by the Government's chief veterinary officer.

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