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5-Panel Test Results

Why can't AQHA and the current listed owner of the horse being tested be co-owners of the 5-panel test results? This way UC Davis could send BOTH AQHA and the owner of the horse the test results directly? This would make things so much easier and make your members happier b/c they can get their test results faster. The test results having to go from UCD to AQHA and then to us makes it impossible for anyone to test ...more »

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Genetic Testing Discount at Foal Registration

I propose that AQHA offer a package deal for registering foals that includes the registration itself, parentage verification, 5-panel genetic disease testing, and complete color testing. If the cost of this could be controlled (maybe $125-150 or so) so that smaller breeders without much money and larger operations with many mares saw it reasonable, this would go a long way towards helping to educate and control genetic ...more »

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Add LWO to the 5-Panel DNA Test

I propose adding the DNA test for lethal white overo to the existing 5-panel DNA test. This is a fairly common gene in quarter horses and isn't always visually apparent. When two LWO carriers are crossed, there is a 25% chance of creating a foal that will not survive more than a few days. The test is commercially available and reliable (already offered separately through AQHA) and adding it to the existing 5-panel would ...more »

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