Champion Horse Cloned

Italian researchers announced on April 14 that the first clone of a sterile horse is healthy and thriving. The Arabian colt, a genetic copy of U.S. endurance rider Valerie Kanavy's two-time World Champion horse Pieraz, proves that researchers can preserve a gelding's genetic material. Pieraz-Cryozootech-Stallion (Pieraz 2), will be used for breeding only.

The colt was born on Feb. 25 at

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