Pedigree Info

How can Pedigree Analysis help my lame horse?

Genetic Defects

Why is it important to know if your horse has genetic defects?
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Genetic Assets

Genetics can help with desirable traits too ...
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Color Genetics

Genetics are not only useful for detecting genetic diseases and genetic assets
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LWO stands for Lethal White Overo, also known as Lethal White Foal Syndrome (LWFS) or Overo Lethal White Syndrome (OLWS) - it is a recessive disease

LWO is another disease associate with Pattern - in this case the Frame Overo patterning gene. Foals affected by Lethal White Overo  dies shortly after birth due to intestinal blockage. Their coat color is entirely white. There is no effective treatment.

OLWS is found in any breed where the paint overo pattern is found such as Quarter Horses, Paints, Miniature Horses, and Thoroughbreds.

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