Tests for Friesian Dwarfism
photo of friesian dwarfism
Dwarfism in the Friesian horse breed. a A female dwarf next to two normal female Friesian horses. The dwarf has a height at the withers of 1.12 m; the horse in the middle has a height of 1.54 m, which is close to the minimum allowed by the breed standard (1.53 m); the horse on the right has a height of 1.66 m. b and c Photographic illustrations of the typical pectus excavatum phenotype in the Friesian dwarf of the right b and the left side c Copyright © The Author(s). 2016 ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5084406/ 2016 Dwarfism with joint laxity in Friesian horses is associated with a splice site mutation in B4GALT7)

We’ve updated the material on our website for Friesian Dwarfism. These tests are relevant to pure- and part-bred Friesians. Your horse does not need to be registered for us to test it. Test foals, test part-bred horses, test mares you want to take to a Friesian stallion.

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