Collecting a Horse DNA Sample

Dr. Ernest Bailey explains how to collect a DNA sample from your horse and how the lab tests it.

Dr. Ernie Bailey explains how to collect a DNA sample from your horse and how the lab tests it.

This podcast is an excerpt from our Ask The Horse Live event, Understanding Equine Genetic Diseases. Listen to the full recording here

About the Experts

Ernie Bailey, MS, PhD

Ernest Bailey, MS, PhD, is a professor at the University of Kentucky's Gluck Equine Research Center, in Lexington. Bailey's research investigates genetic influences on horses' innate and adaptive immune systems, which protect animals from infectious diseases. His other interests include the development of the genetic map for horses and investigation of genes involved in the horse health, such as those that might cause contracted tendons, extreme lordosis, and dwarfism.