Two mothers with claim to one filly are together with Mississippi State University representatives Russ Farrar (from left), Dr. Kevin Walters and Greg Fulgham. Top Card, the filly’s biological mother is a quarter horse and is on the left. Her surrogate mother, Avonlea, is a Tennessee walking horse and is on the right. (Photo by Tom Thompson)
By Linda Breazeale
MSU Ag Communications
MISSISSIPPI STATE -- Her future registered name may be different, but around the horse unit at Mississippi State University, everyone calls her Popsicle.Born in September, Popsicle is the result of MSU’s first successful frozen embryo transfer in horses. University veterinarians have performed embryo transfers in recent years,...