Clone of Endurance Champion Thrives

Italian researchers today (April 14) announced that the first clone of a gelded horse is healthy and thriving. The Arabian colt is a genetic copy of U.S. endurance rider Valerie Kanavy's world champion Pieraz and represents the ability of researchers to preserve a gelding's genetic material.

The colt, named Pieraz-Cryozootech-Stallion, was born on Feb. 25 at the Laboratorio di

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