equine cloning

Sounds Like Science Fiction: Genetically Modified Horses To Hit The Ground In 2019

The term “genetically engineered” doesn’t just apply to crops—soon it may also apply to horses. Genetically engineered “super horses” may be born as soon as 2019, thanks to a breakthrough made by a lab that has cloned polo ponies in the past. Currently, there are no rules prohibiting these genetically enhanced horses from competing at […]

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String Of Cloned Ponies Win Famed Polo Match In Buenos Aires

  One of the world’s best polo players, Adolfo Cambiaso, rode six different horses during one of the highest-profile polo matches in Buenos Aires, coming away with a resounding victory. Even more notable than his win was the fact that he did it aboard six horses that are clones of the same mare. The horses […]

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Storm Cat Clones Could Have A Future In Polo

Although high-priced sire Storm Cat died two years ago, his DNA lives on in two clones born this spring on a South Carolina farm. Vanity Fair published a feature this week on Crestview Genetics, a company founded by a trio of South American polo enthusiasts who have popularized cloning in their sport. The company, inspired by the […]

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Court Rules in Favor of AQHA in Cloning Lawsuit

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on Wednesday issued its opinion in AQHA’s appeal of the judgment entered by the District Court in the cloning lawsuit. The Fifth Circuit’s opinion, which reverses the District Court’s judgment and renders judgment for AQHA, holds that the Plaintiffs’ claims against AQHA fail both because […]

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Cloned Thoroughbred Wins Polo Championship

Show Me, a clone of Thoroughbred polo mare Sage, made history last weekend when she won a championship match of the Argentine National Open under Adolfo Cambiaso. The pair scored two goals together to take the win, seemingly silencing critics who have alleged that clones do not perform as well at their vocations as originals. […]

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