genetically engineered horses

Will DNA Profiling Create The Perfect Thoroughbred? Hold Your Horses, Experts Say

A new clause began showing up in the breeding contract of at least one major Central Kentucky stud farm this winter: language informing mare owners that by signing, they are giving permission to stallion farms to collect broodmares’ hair samples for identity confirmation and possibly genetic analysis. From the stallion owner’s perspective, building a cache […]

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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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