DNA testing your horse

DNA testing your horse

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Why should I do DNA testing? Horse owners choose to do DNA testing on their horses for a few different reasons. Breeders test for coat colour and health genes to increase their ability to produce healthy, desirable foals. They can also choose…

Genetic study of Arabian horses challenges some common beliefs about the ancient breed

Genetic study of Arabian horses challenges some common beliefs about the ancient breed

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A study involving Arabian horses from 12 countries found that some populations maintained a larger degree of genetic diversity and that the breed did not contribute genetically to the modern-day Thoroughbred, contrary to popular thought. An international team of scientists was led…