What Genetic Disorders are Breed Specific?

Dr. Ernest Bailey shares information about genetic diseases that related to specific breeds.

Dr. Ernest Bailey shares information about genetic diseases that related to specific breeds.

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.