Thursday, January 31, 2013

Pacing, gaiting in horses are genetic

I remember the first time I saw a Tennessee Walking Horse really step out--how can he do that?  I thought.  I could not imagine my own Quarter Horse's legs could even move like that.  It turns out that some Swedish researchers have discovered the specific genes that are responsible for the Icelandic tolt and other gaits.  Click here for more.

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