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Cover for Pedigrees and breeding schemes.

This article describes the different types of mating and selective breeding systems in horses.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Where do we go from here?

This chapter describes the role of genetics on disease resistance and susceptibility, inbreeding, genetic diversity and other complex traits in horses.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The current role of the horse as a companion animal resulted in a decrease of interest in breeding and usage of draft horses. This meant that the population of cold-blooded horses in Poland has been dramatically reduced during the last decades. To avoid impoverishment of the gene pool of the local...

Author(s)
Gurgul, A.; Jasielczuk, I.; Semik-Gurgul, E.; Pawlina-Tyszko, K.; Szmatola, T.; Polak, G.; Bugno-Poniewierska, M.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2020, 10, 3,
Abstract

The paper presents the results of research of morphological structure of breeding horses of the Russian heavy draft breed of Vologda stud. According to the Institute of horse breeding standards measurements of Russian heavy draft horses are: stallions: 153,4-166,8-205,2-22,4 see; indices...

Author(s)
Demin, V. A.; Tsyganok, I. B.
Publisher
Redaktsiya zhurnala Zootekhniya, Moscow, Russia
Citation
Zootekhniya, 2020, 1, pp 15-18
Abstract

The Maremmano horse is considered one of the most important Italian warmblood breeds which originated from an ancient population. In 1980, the National Association of Maremmano Breeders established the first Studbook that recorded 440 dams and four sire founders. In this study, we selected the most ...

Author(s)
Giontella, A.; Cardinali, I.; Lancioni, H.; Giovannini, S.; Pieramati, C.; Silvestrelli, M.; Sarti, F. M.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2020, 10, 5,
CABI Book Info
Cover for Horse genetics.

This third edition provides basic information on genetics in an easy-to-understand format. As before, the book includes introductory chapters on basic genetics that review terminology and fundamental concepts. At the same time, the text contains very specific information about the DNA variants...

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

This chapter presents a brief description of a few breeds of horses that will be mentioned in subsequent chapters. The descriptions includes population, landrace, related groups of horses, the relationship of the breeds to each other and the level of selection applied by breeders. Among the breeds...

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
Abstract

The Sardinian Anglo Arab (SAA) is a famous horse breed in Italy, with a significant historical background in the island of Sardinia. The aim of the study is to perform an evaluation of genetic variability in SAA using pedigree and mitochondrial data. In the current population, pedigree completeness ...

Author(s)
Giontella, A.; Sarti, F. M.; Cardinali, I.; Giovannini, S.; Cherchi, R.; Lancioni, H.; Silvestrelli, M.; Pieramati, C.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2020, 10, 6,
Abstract

Assessment of genetic diversity and population structure of population through molecular markers allows determining their extinction risk and to manage and conserve the respective population. The present study was undertaken for population genetic analysis at a molecular level of horse breeds for...

Author(s)
Patel, A. C.; Parikh, R. C.; Shefali Macwan; Tank, P. H.; Maradia, M. G.; Rank, D. N.
Publisher
Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 2020, 90, 3, pp 81-84

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