HERDA: DNA Tests Available for Disfiguring Skin Disease

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Scientific research has scored another significant victory in the equine world. Two DNA tests are now available to detect carrier status for hereditary equine regional dermal asthenia (HERDA), also known as hyperelastosis cutis (HC).

Today horse owners desiring to know whether they own a carrier mare, stallion, or foal can have it tested at either the University of California Davis or

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