Keyword: genetics

  • Science in the Mix: 'Pedigree Is Genetics'

    The combination of genomics and pedigree theory hasn't come close to reaching its potential, speakers said Sept. 8 on the second and final day of the Thoroughbred Pedigree, Genetics, and Performance Conference in Lexington.

  • Dr. Matthew Binns of the Genetic Edge at the Thoroughbred Genetics, Pedigree, and Performance Conference.

    Genetics and Pedigree Go Head to Head

    Genetics is becoming more accepted when it comes to identifying Thoroughbreds for purchase and performance, but pedigree and stamina shouldn't be forgotten, speakers said Sept. 7 at a conference in Lexington.

  • Genetic Research New Tool in Breeding

    Some of the leading researchers in the field of equine DNA and genetics research discussed their work during the first Thoroughbred Pedigree and Genetics Symposium in Lexington on Oct. 11.

  • Pedigree and Genetics Symposium Announced

    The Blood-Horse magazine, in conjunction with Pedigree Consultants, has announced the first Thoroughbred Pedigree and Genetics Symposium to be held at the Marriott Griffin Gate hotel in Lexington, Ky., on Oct. 11.

  • Equine Genome Map Invaluable, Researcher Says

    The newly completed equine genome map will be an invaluable asset for those looking to breed and manage the ideal equine athlete, as well as giving researchers a whole new set of tools for investigating equine disease.

  • Geneticists Identify Speed Gene Combination

    Geneticists have disclosed the findings of a six-year study which, as well as discovering discrepancies in the stud book, for the first time details a direct correlation between specific genes and aspects of racing performance in Thoroughbreds.

  • Geneticists Identify Speed Gene Combination

    Geneticists have disclosed the findings of a six-year study which, as well as discovering discrepancies in the stud book, for the first time details a direct correlation between specific genes and aspects of racing performance in Thoroughbreds.