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Cover for Frame overo and splashed white.

The nomenclature for white spotting in horses varies from region to region, influenced by the language and patterns in local horse breeds. Overo ("bird's egg pattern") is the term used in South America for a pattern that is often called sabino in North America. In the British Isles, terms are less...

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Microbiome and mitochondria.

This chapter describes the interactions between the horse and its digestive tract microbes and the role of mitochondrial genetics on evolution, inheritance and racing performance.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Black, Bay, and chestnut (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Extension</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Agouti</i>).

This chapter describes the genes and inheritance for the black, bay and chestnut coat colours in certain horse breeds.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Color diluting genes.

This chapter describes the molecular genetics of the Cream, Dun, Silver and Champagne genes responsible for coat colour dilution in certain horse breeds.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Leopard complex spotting.

This chapter describes the phenotypic and genetic characteristics of horse breeds with the leopard complex spotting coat colour and pattern.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Basic horse genetics.

We have a much richer vocabulary to discuss genetics than was available to Gregor Mendel. But genes remain abstract concepts discussed using words such as dominant, recessive, reading frame, double helix and Punnett square. Nevertheless, these concepts are useful to make us more successful horse...

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643298)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genetic nature of breeds.

This chapter discusses the breed registries, genetic diversity, genetic drift, selection and relationships within and between horse breeds.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643298)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Black, bay, and chestnut (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">extension</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">agouti</i>).

The expression, mutation and heritability of the genes that result in the black, bay and chestnut coat colours of horses are described.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643298)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Color diluting genes.

The molecular genetic characteristics, heritability and association with cataract and squamous cell carcinoma of the genes responsible for coat colour dilution in horse breeds are described.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643298)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tobiano, white, sabino, and roan (KIT).

KIT mutations play a key role in producing white spotting patterns in horses. However, not all white spotting patterns in horses are products of the KIT locus. The next few chapters describe the genetics of the traits gray, overo, splashed white and leopard, all of which are encoded by genes...

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643298)
Type
Book chapter