Session 44. Genetics and genomics in horses

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Date: 3rd September 2015; 08:30 – 12:30 hours
Chairperson: K. Stock

Theatre Session 44

Challenges related to introducing genomic selection in sport horse breeding
Invited A. Ricard

Application of genomic selection in the Spanish Arab horse breeding program
I. Cervantes and T.H.E. Meuwissen

The importance of the DMRT3 mutation on riding traits and gaits in Standardbred and Nordic trotters
K. Jaderkvist, L.S. Andersson and G. Lindgren

Should DMRT3 be used for estimation of breeding values in the French trotter?
S. Brard and A. Ricard

Genomic analysis of hydrocephalus in Friesian horses
A. Schurink, B.J. Ducro, J.W.M. Bastiaansen, I.J.M. Boegheim, F.G. Van Steenbeek, M. Vos-Loohuis, I.J. Nijman, G.R. Monroe, I. Hellinga, B.W. Dibbits, W. Back and P.A.J. Leegwater

Admixture analysis in the Franches-Montagnes horse breed using whole-genome sequences
M. Frischknecht, M. Neuditschko, V. Jagannathan, J. Tetens, G. Thaller, T. Leeb and S. Rieder


Breeding objectives and practices of sport horse studbooks: results of a worldwide inventory
K.F. Stock, K. Quinn Brady, K. Christiansen, A. Viklund, I. Cervantes, A. Ricard, B.J. Ducro and S. Janssens

Linear profiling protocols for 3-year-olds for genetic evaluation of Swedish Warmblood horses
A. Viklund, S. Bonow and S. Eriksson

Genetic parameters for eventing and their relationship to stallion performance test traits
H. Frevert, K. Brugemann, U. Konig V. Borstel and S. Konig


Poster Session 44

The genetic variability of equine whey proteins
J. Brinkmann, G. Thaller, N. Krattenmacher and J. Tetens

Reproductive results of Sokolski mares involved in the conservation programme between 2008 and 2011
G.M. Polak

Genetic distance of Sztumski and Sokolski coldblood horse in Poland
G.M. Polak and A. Fornal

Association analysis of mutations in KIT and MITF genes with white markings in two horse breeds
S. Negro, F. Imsland, M. Valera, A. Molina, M. Sole and L. Andersson

Microsatellites as a tool for studying diversity of the horse major histocompatibility complex
E. Horecka, Č. Horecky, E. Janova, P. Hořin and A. Knoll

Pony index: what is new in jumping indexation ?
M. Sabbagh, C. Blouin, G. Blanc, S. Danvy and A. Ricard

Genetic correlation between fertility and type traits in the Italian Heavy Draught Horse breed
R. Mantovani, G. Pigozzi and C. Sartori

SNP associated with different forms of osteochondrosis
D. Lewczuk, A. Bereznowski, M. Hecold, A. Ruść, M. Frąszczak, A. Korwin-Kossakowska, S. Kamiński and J. Szyda

Polymorphism of selected candidate genes in relation to osteochondrosis in horses
M. Sokoł, D. Lewczuk, M. Hecold, A. Bereznowski and A. Korwin-Kossakowska

Analysis of factors influencing coat color intensity in Old Kladruber black horses
B. Hofmanova, P. Kohoutova, I. Majzlik, L. Vostry and H. Vostra Vydrova

Pedigree analysis of endangered Czech draft horse breeds
L. Vostry, H. Vostra Vydrova, B. Hofmanova, Z. Vesela and I. Majzlik

Influence of the rider-horse interaction in show jumping genetic evaluations
E. Bartolome, I. Cervantes, A. Menendez-Buxadera, A. Molina and M. Valera

Genetic study of stress assessed with infrared thermography during dressage performance
M.J. Sanchez, M. Valera, A. Molina and E. Bartolome

Genetic analysis of cresty neck in the Pura Raza Espanol Horse
M.J. Sanchez, P.J. Azor, A. Molina, J.L. Lopez-Rivero and M. Valera

Designing a selection index for dressage in PRE horse using performance and morphological traits
I. Cervantes, M.J. Sanchez, M. Valera, M.D. Gomez, J.P. Gutierrez and A. Molina

New variance components for breeding values in the Franches-Montagnes horse breed
C. Flury, A. Burren, C. Hagger, E. Bangerter, M. Neuditschko, J. Haring, S. Klopfenstein and S. Rieder

Identification of unbalanced aberrations in the genome of horse sarcoid cells using CGH technique
M. Bugno-Poniewierska, B. Staroń, L. Potocki, A. Gurgul, C. Koch, K. Mahlmann and M. Wnuk

Association analysis of SNPs in MSTN, PDK4 and DMRT3 genes with sporting performance in Trotters
S. Negro, M. Valera, A. Membrillo, M.D. Gomez, G. Anaya and A. Molina

Heritabilities of field-recorded fertility traits in Swedish horse breeds
S. Eriksson and A. Viklund