Welcome to Horse Genetics Online! This short extension course focuses on making recent developments in horse genetics accessible and applicable for the everyday horse person. Although some prior knowledge in basic genetics is helpful, it's not essential for completing this course.
At the conclusion of this course students will have the ability to:
This equine genetics course is 100% online, with weekly modules that can be fulfilled according to the student's personal time schedule. At each week, a new subject in the equine genetics will be approached, for a total of SIX modules. In each module, the student will find pages with suggested reading and instructions, two narrated slideshows, comprehension tests and activities. The subjects covered in this course will include basic mendelian genetics, equine genome, coat color and patterns of white, parentage testing, genetic diseases, gait and other subjects of common interest.