genetics

  • Overo Lethal White Syndrome & Color-Related Disorders

    Overo Lethal White Syndrome & Color-Related Disorders

    To the average layperson, the importance of horse color genetics is often a baffling mystery. Does it really matter if a horse is bay, black, or chestnut? You don’t, after all, ride the color! Or to paraphrase yet another saying – a good horse is never a bad color. So why is there such an…

  • Horse Color Genetics Explained In Simple Terms

    Horse Color Genetics Explained In Simple Terms

    Equus ferus caballus, AKA the domestic horse, comes in many coat colors and coat patterns, but have you ever wondered just how these colors, and coat patterns, happen? If so, welcome to the fascinating world of horse color genetics! Like most things, or actually, everything when it comes to living organisms, horse color comes down…

  • Blue Roan Horse 101 – Everything You Need To Know

    Blue Roan Horse 101 – Everything You Need To Know

    Red roan, blue roan, strawberry roan, honey roan… What are these colors in the horse world? What do they look like? Are they rare horse coat colors? If so, how do you breed one, and how much would it cost to buy one? If you’ve ever asked any of these questions, read on as I…

  • Strawberry Roan Horse – An All You Need to Know Guide

    Strawberry Roan Horse – An All You Need to Know Guide

    What is a strawberry roan horse and what does one look like? In the article, we explore the colorful world of strawberry roan horses. We explain what they look like, how you can breed one, what one costs, and what breeds you’ll find the color in. A strawberry roan is a chestnut horse that has…