Horse Genetics Website Contents

Find what you're looking for on the horse genetics website. Home Page

Latest changes and additions to the site

What is horse genetics?

Essential Equine Genetics

Principles of
Horse Genetics

red factor test

Anterior Segment Dysgenesis

horse color genetics

melanin research

Quarter Horse colors

about horse conformation

Horse Genetics Guide

references and further reading

horse colors

Most of the color, pattern and breed pages lead to further related pages.

Coat Patterns

horse breeding

horse reproduction

Study Guides

foal care

lethal white overo

genetic health and fitness



horse breed articles

horse breeds

Articles For Newletters

how and why this website was done

NEW! submit a page about your horse website

About the author of this website

NEW! horse links page

how to create a business website that works

Please note that many pages, probably most of them, have links to further pages related to their main topic. So, for example, the appaloosa page has links to other pages about different patterns, while the palomino page has a link to a page on breeding palominos and the champagne page has links to pages on the various colors of champagne.

The essential horse genetics page covers various aspects of basic genetics including about genes, alleles, chromosomes, Mendelian inheritance for one and two characters and modified ratios, partial dominance, co-dominance, lethal alleles, epistasis, genetic linkage, partial linkage (example) and sex-linkage. There is also a section with horse genetics references and further reading. Happy reading!

If you would like to use articles from this in your offline newsletter then you are welcome, subject to a few conditions:

1. I can only give permission for articles to be used if they are written by myself, obviously. Where another author has written an article I can not give permission for its use.

2. You must reference acknowledge myself (Dr. Glynis Giddings) and this website,

3. You can use photos if, AND ONLY IF, they are clearly belonging to myself and you say so. Other contributors have given their photos willingly, but you will have to get permission from them before using their photos. Thank you.

To submit horse website links, with a summary, follow the link. There's also the option to add a page to this site, about your own. To see what others have submitted follow the link to the horse links page.

Thank you for visiting the horse genetics web site. Visit the blog to keep up to date with changes and additions to the website. Thanks also to all those kind people who helped by providing photos, and to those others who helped with their thoughts and ideas during the monumentous task of building Happy reading, I hope you find what you’re looking for.