Connemara Hoof Wall Separation Disease: we need just ONE sample from a carrier!

Connemara Hoof Wall Separation Disease: we need just ONE sample from a carrier!

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Connemara Hoof Wall Separation Disease is an inherited disorder where affected ponies have their hoof wall easily break away from the underlying tissue. In severe cases they end up walking on their soles. It’s an autosomal recessive disease, meaning that it can…

Research into the family tree of today’s horses sheds new light on the origins of the species

Research into the family tree of today’s horses sheds new light on the origins of the species

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Pioneering research into the family tree of today’s horses sheds new light on the origins of the species. The earliest known domesticated horses are not at the root of today’s modern breed’s family tree, as had previously been thought, new research has…