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Genetic study of Arabian horses challenges some common beliefs about the ancient breed

June 24, 2020 - General

A study involving Arabian horses from 12 countries found that some populations maintained a larger degree of genetic diversity and that the breed did not contribute genetically to the modern-day Thoroughbred, contrary to popular thought.

Credit: Samantha BrooksAn international team of scientists was led by the University of Florida’s Samantha Brooks, a UF/IFAS assistant professor of animal sciences; Cornell University’s Doug Antczak,…

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