Cloning

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AQHA Files Cloning Lawsuit Reply

March 26, 2014

The AQHA has filed its reply in a case involving the registration of cloned horses and their offspring.... Read More

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AQHA Gets More Time to Make Cloning Arguments

March 18, 2014

The AQHA will have more time to to slate oral arguments in their appeal regarding cloned horse registrations.... Read More

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Breed Groups Support AQHA on Cloning Issue

January 22, 2014

Several groups support the AQHA in its bid to overturn a court decision regarding cloned horse registrations.... Read More

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AQHA Files Appeal Related to Clone Registrations

January 07, 2014

The AQHA has filed the latest installment in a long-running court case relative to cloned horse registration.... Read More

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Court Says AQHA can Delay Clone Registrations

December 04, 2013

The AQHA can delay registering clones until the association's appeal of an earlier court ruling is decided. ... Read More

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AQHA Asks Court to Stay Clone Registrations

October 25, 2013

The AQHA has asked a federal court to stay clone registrations pending the outcome of an appeal.... Read More

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Judge: Registry Must Accept Quarter Horse Clones

August 15, 2013

Judge Mary Lou Robinson said she will sign an order requiring the AQHA to register cloned animals.... Read More

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Dressage Champion Rusty Euthanized

August 09, 2013

Rusty, who was 25 when he was euthanized last week, has two clones to carry on his genetic legacy.... Read More

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Jury Rules Against AQHA Cloning Rules

July 31, 2013

A jury found the AQHA's rule forbidding the registration of cloned horses is a violation of antitrust laws.... Read More

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Quarter Horse Cloning Lawsuit Heads to Court

July 15, 2013

A lawsuit challenging AQHA rules preventing registration of cloned horses heads to court this week.... Read More

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First Clone-to-Clone Foal Produced

May 13, 2013

Cloning science advanced when the world’s first filly produced by a clone and out of a clone was born. ... Read More

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Champion Barrel Racer Scamper Dead at 35

July 05, 2012

Scamper, the champion Quarter Horse barrel racing gelding who was cloned in 2006, died July 4 at 35-years-old.... Read More

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Cloning and Embryo Transfer Legal Issues

May 23, 2012

The legality of cloning and embryo transfer in horses were discussed at a recent equine law convention.... Read More

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Lawsuit Challenges AQHA Cloned Horse Registration Policy

April 25, 2012

Rule 227(a) prohibits cloned horses or their offspring from being included in the AQHA breed registry.... Read More

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Royal Blue Boon, First Commercially Cloned Horse, Dies

October 17, 2011

The blue roan Quarter Horse mare died last week in Weatherford, Texas, at the age of 31. ... Read More

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Assisted Reproduction in Horses: Practical Usage (AAEP 2010)

February 06, 2011

Technology is an amazing thing--especially technology that allows veterinarians to produce live foals from horses with very poor fertility and even from those that have died. A number of assisted reproductive technologies for horses have been ... Read More

Embryos of the cloned mules from the University of Idaho

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A Chip Off the Old Block: Equine Cloning

February 01, 2011

In this article we'll explore how horses are cloned, why this process is becoming increasingly popular, how closely cloned offspring resemble the original animals, and potential perils and pitfalls.... Read More

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Health of Cloned Foals Examined in New Study

July 30, 2010

Compared to other species, cloning horses is still in its infancy. Cloning is becoming increasingly popular, yet the health of these artificially-produced foals has not been assessed in detail. "There is very little information ... Read More

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More Charges Filed Against NY Farm Operator

July 13, 2010

The New York woman facing 10 animal cruelty counts for allegedly maltreating horses and other animals at her East Aurora farm is now facing multiple new charges. In March, officials from the SPCA Serving Erie county removed 73 horses... Read More

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Oocytes From Live Mare Produce Healthy Cloned Foal

June 16, 2010

A Lipizzaner foal born on May 5 is the first cloned horse produced by using oocytes (immature egg cells) harvested from a live mare. Previously, oocytes recovered from live mare donors were used to clone mules, but horses were cloned using oocy... Read More

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Clones Benefit From Experienced Veterinarians at Birth

June 04, 2010

The best way to give cloned foals a leg up is to make sure that an experienced veterinary team is present when the mare gives birth, according to a recent study. Katrin Hinrichs, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACT, and her colleagues recently revie... Read More

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First Cloned Polo Pony is Born

April 27, 2010

The cloned foal of 10-goaler Mariano Aguerre's famed gelding, Califa, was born April 22, making him the first cloned polo pony in the world. The bay colt is an intact stallion genetically identical to Califa.

Aguerre has not sett... Read More

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Equine Reproduction Advances Discussed at AAEP

February 16, 2010

What was the hottest news in equine veterinary medicine in 2009? During the popular Kester News Hour session at the annual American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Convention, three top veterinarians (who focus on equine reproduction, inte... Read More

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First Biopsied Vitrified Embryo Foal Born

February 15, 2010

The world's first foal from a biopsied and vitrified embryo transferred into a surrogate mare was born Jan. 27, 2010, at Minitube International Center for Biotechnology in Mount Horeb, Wisc. The procedure used to create the filly provides ho... Read More

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Clones of Event Horse Che Mr. Wiseguy Expected in March

October 06, 2009

Two foals that will be born in March 2010 are the first clones of a three-day event horse. A Belgian Warmblood gelding owned by Ronald Zabala-Goetschel of Quito, Ecuador, and Kennett Square, Pa., Che Mr. Wiseguy is a dark bay gelding with three... Read More