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The American Paint Horse Association (APHA) records pedigree and performance information for their breed, a stock-type horse valued as a working farm or ranch horse and as a pleasure horse. As the name implies, the breed is also valued for its attractive white-spotting patterns on the coat. The...

Author(s)
Brooks, S. A.; Palermo, K. M.; Kahn, A.; Hein, J.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Genetics, 2020, 51, 5, pp 707-715
Abstract

Objective: To report the outcome of horses used in western performance disciplines after deep branch lateral plantar neurectomy/fasciotomy surgery for hind limb proximal suspensory desmopathy (PSD). Study design: Retrospective analysis. Sample population: Twenty-one client-owned horses. Methods:...

Author(s)
Tatarniuk, D. M.; Hill, J. A.; Modesto, R. B.; Swor, T. M.; Caston, S. S.; Kersh, K. D.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Veterinary Surgery, 2020, 50, 2, pp 273-282
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to examine the morphological characteristics and breeding conditions of pacing horses in the Afyonkarahisar province. A total of 117 head of pacing horses, as well as farm operations and opinions of horse owners, were evaluated. The overall means of height at wither,...

Author(s)
Akyol, H.; Koçak, S.
Publisher
Istanbul University Press, Istanbul, Turkey
Citation
Acta Veterinaria Eurasia, 2019, 45, 3, pp 91-95
Abstract

Overo lethal white foal syndrome (OLWFS) is a genetic disorder caused by a dinucleotide mutation in the endothelin receptor type B (EDNRB) gene leading to the death of affected foals shortly after birth. The use of rapid and reliable genetic testing is imperative for the early diagnosis of the...

Author(s)
Badial, P. R.; Teixeira, R. B. C.; Delfiol, D. J. Z.; Mota, L. S. L. S. da; Borges, A. S.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Molecular and Cellular Probes, 2018, 41, pp 52-56
Abstract

Gross anatomy is considered one of the most challenging subjects in teaching veterinary medicine. The use of body painting is reported in teaching surface human anatomy, but such reports are scarce in veterinary medicine. The aim of this study was to describe a practical session for teaching...

Author(s)
Tamayo-Arango, L. J.; Mejía-Durango, M. A.
Publisher
Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges, Washington, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, 2020, 47, 4, pp 395-401
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Introduction: There is little information about stereotypic behaviors in stock-type sport horses and paso horses in Costa Rica. The lack of knowledge regarding stereotypic behaviors, such as cribbing, weaving, and stall walking in horses, affects their welfare. Objective: The objective of this...

Author(s)
Arias-Esquivel, A. M.; Wickens, C. L.; Villalobos-Villalobos, L. A.
Publisher
Universidad de Costa Rica, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Citation
Agronomía Mesoamericana, 2020, 31, 1, pp 237-249
Abstract

The objective of the present study was to analyse the numbers and division of horses of undefined breed. At the present time this group is the most numerous in the entire population of horses. Horses of undefined breed do not come under any breeder union which would provide reports about these ...

Author(s)
Bihuncová, I.; Jiskrová, I.; Kost'uková, M.; Černohorská, H.; Oravcová, I.; Sobotková, E.
Publisher
Ústřední knihovna Mendelovy University v Brně, Brno, Czech Republic
Citation
Acta Universitatis Agriculturae et Silviculturae Mendelianae Brunensis, 2015, 63, 1, pp 23-28
Abstract

White spotting phenotypes in horses are highly valued in some breeds. They are quite variable and may range from the common white markings up to completely white horses. EDNRB, KIT, MITF, PAX3 and TRPM1 represent known candidate genes for white spotting phenotypes in horses. For the present study,...

Author(s)
Henkel, J.; Lafayette, C.; Brooks, S. A.; Martin, K.; Patterson-Rosa, L.; Cook, D.; Jagannathan, V.; Leeb, T.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Genetics, 2019, 50, 2, pp 172-174
Abstract

Four loci seem responsible for the dilution of the basic coat colours in horse: Dun (D), Silver Dapple (Z), Champagne (CH) and Cream (C). Apart from the current phenotypes ascribed to these loci, pearl has been described as yet another diluted coat colour in this species. To date, this coat colour...

Author(s)
Sevane, N.; Sanz, C. R.; Dunner, S.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Genetics, 2019, 50, 3, pp 275-278
Abstract

Horses affected with the fecal water (FW) syndrome defecate normal feces, but in addition, FW runs out of the anus. The present study aimed to identify management factors associated with FW. Owners of affected horses were recruited through a notice in an equine journal. Responders (n=42) were asked ...

Author(s)
Kienzle, E.; Zehnder, C.; Pfister, K.; Gerhards, H.; Sauter-Louis, C.; Harris, P.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2016, 44, pp 32-36

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