Animal Genetics

Roan in the horse

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NOTE: I wrote this article a while ago, and have since learned that some of the information I wrote could be incorrect, or incomplete. An update post will be published soon, but until then, this article can be deemed incorrect We all tend to like a beautiful chestnut horse with white scattered throughout in a […]

Animal Genetics

Horse Genetics: Overo Lethal White Syndrome

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Imagine having a cute little foal, pure white, hobbling around your barn. But then, imagine that the same cute horse dies within 72 hours! Harsh, right? But it is the simple truth. What is the case with that otherwise healthy foal?   Frame overo in the horse Frame overo is often greatly misunderstood, mostly because of […]