Miniature Horse

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Equine Dwarfism: Not a Small Problem

Dwarfism in horses causes major health challenges, leading to a heightened risk of functional handicaps, nutritional disorders, chronic pain, and serious welfare concerns.

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: John E. Eberth

Eberth’s research uncovered four mutations in the gene aggrecan (the major structural protein of cartilage) that are associated with dwarfism in the Miniature Horse.

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Caring for Miniature Horses

Dr. Erin Denney-Jones provides information about caring for Miniature Horses and different health problems that can affect the pint-sized breed.

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