Genetics

horse dna

UC-Davis Veterinary Genetics Laboratory Receives Highest Level of Accreditation

The laboratory performs dozens of genetic tests for horses, including those for various health conditions and coat colors.

Cardiac scar tissue has been linked to the development of irregular heart rhythms that can lead to diminished performance and even sudden, fatal cardiac arrest in racehorses.

Biomarker Study Will Build on Promising Research Into Preventing Catastrophic Racehorse Injuries

Work at the University of Kentucky may allow for intervention before racehorse injuries occur.

The test for EFIH is the first widely available genetic test for Thoroughbreds.

UC Davis Researchers Identify Genetic Variant for Equine Familial Isolated Hypoparathyroidism in Thoroughbreds.

Testing is now available, the first widely available genetic test for Thoroughbreds.