Genetics

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Equine Guelph to Offer Equine Genetics Course

May 17, 2013

Equine Guelph will offer a 12-week equine genetics course in the fall of 2013. ... Read More

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Researchers Study European Sport Horses' Paternal Lines

April 30, 2013

Researchers are studying multiple parts of the Y chromosome to determine how modern sport horses came to be.... Read More

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Horse Gaitedness: It's in the Genes

April 17, 2013

Swedish researchers discovered that genetic makeup affects locomotion patterns in horses.... Read More

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Equine Coat Color Genetics 101

April 05, 2013

What's behind a horse's coat color? The answer lies in coat color genetics.... Read More

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Gluck Research Foundation Releases Fourth Research Report

March 28, 2013

The University of Kentucky Gluck Equine Research Foundation published its 2012 Research Report in March. ... Read More

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Study: Condition the Genes and the Horse for Competition

February 11, 2013

Researchers suggest horse genes need to prepare for high performance-associated stress.... Read More

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Genetic Basis of Osteochondritis Dissecans Probed

December 20, 2012

English researchers have taken a step forward in understanding a potential genetic component of OC.... Read More

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UK to Host 2013 Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course

December 04, 2012

The programs will highlight industry research findings, reproduction topics, and horse management issues.... Read More

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Irish Equine Genomics Researcher Receives Entrepreneurial Award

November 18, 2012

Genetics researcher Emmeline Hill, PhD, has been named the Irish Tatler 2012 Woman Entrepreneur of the Year.... Read More

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Clay Named Chair of Gluck Equine Research Foundation

November 14, 2012

Case Clay of Thee Chimneys Farm was named to the position in October.... Read More

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Annotating the Equine Genome

October 23, 2012

Researchers are taking the next step and asking questions about the information the equine genome contains.... Read More

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'Gaited' Gene Mutation and Related Motion Examined

September 05, 2012

Researchers have identified and are studying a gene mutation linked to altered gait in horses.... Read More

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Scientists See Spots on Prehistoric Horses

June 15, 2012

Using the LP allele for reference, researchers determined some prehistoric horses had spots like Appaloosas.... Read More

Manuel Anon on Acantus GK (Spain) jumps over the Churchill Downs tote board jump during the Show Jumping at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.

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Genomic Research for Equine Performance Indicators

April 21, 2012

A team of French researchers might be hot on the trail to genomic evaluation of performance.... Read More

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Understanding Breeding Soundness Exams for Mares

April 18, 2012

A breeding soundness exam should determine the probability of a mare conceiving and carrying a foal.... Read More

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Identifying Genetic Disorders in Equine Embryos

April 09, 2012

According to Hinrichs, the team has achieved success rates greater than 97% in identifying genetic disorders.... Read More

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AQHA to Offer Coat Color Tests

February 29, 2012

The coat color genetic tests include a panel test, individual color tests, and gray zygosity test.... Read More

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Quarter Horse Genome Sequenced

February 17, 2012

Researchers recently finished sequencing the genome of an 18-year-old Quarter Horse mare called Sugar.... Read More

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2012 Horse Genome Workshop a Success

February 15, 2012

Program topics included the genetics involved in cribbing, equine genome comparisons, and more.... Read More

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Researchers Identify Ancestral Mother of Modern Horses

February 06, 2012

"Equine Eve," the ancestral mother of all modern horses, probably lived about 140,000 years ago.... Read More

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AQHA Offers Genetic Disease Panel Test

February 06, 2012

The test will screen for five potentially fatal genetic diseases often found in Quarter Horses.... Read More

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Researcher Receives Grant to Study 'Tiger Eye' in Paso Finos

January 29, 2012

A favorable trait, the "tiger eye" iris color is a yellow-orange shade believed to be unique to Paso Finos.... Read More

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Genetics: What Does it All Mean?

January 12, 2012

Researchers are making great headway in equine genetics; here's why this is important for horse health.... Read More

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Genetic Testing Options Expanded for APHA Horses in 2012

January 01, 2012

Testing options include a comprehensive coat color package and a comprehensive disease diagnostic package.... Read More

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Understanding Epigenetics & Early Equine Fetal Development

January 01, 2012

Epigenetics explains inherited traits that might skip a generation or appear spontaneously.... Read More