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    Check the link on the Top Menu - Help Us - to see how you can get
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  • Online Searchable Pedigrees

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    The Online Database contains pedigrees and information including
    PSSM, HERDA, MH, HYPP, GBED and OLWS status if available as
    well as the number of foals for many of the horses.

  • Symptom Checkers

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    Our Symptom Checkers ask you questions about your horse and provide an educated  guess as to whether your horse is at risk for specific genetic diseases.  The Symptom Checkers provide you with a "score" for each specific disease while also helping to better acquaint you with the symptoms of specific diseases,  They are FREE to use as many times as you like.

5 Panel N/N Stallions

Supporting Ranches

Red Dog Ranch - Manitoba, Canada
ALL 5 PANEL NN - Manitobahorse.com


Pitchfork Valley Ranch - Alberta Canada
All stock tested - PitchForkValleyRanch.com.com

 

Cedar Ridge Ranch & Cedar Ridge Clydesdales
Queen City, MO
All Stock in the process of being tested

CedarRidgeHorseRanch.com

 

LL Apaloosas
Cheyenne, WY
Breeding Stock is 5 Panel NN

LLAppaloosas.com

 
 

Karen's Story

Today the day I dreaded but somehow I'm relieved to know I have done my best but it is not working. My mare Paige (Exclusive Paige) had her last visit from the vets. After 7 months of fighting to manage and maintain her to be symptom free I got the hard word from my vets who say it is time to say enough. I have tried everything suggested from the wonderful people on the PSSM Group, Loretta Hammond Grosset my thanks for all your messages and time and thanks to my vets. It has been a journey of highs and lows, laughter and despair and today.... tears. Paige was to be my dream show horse after my other horse became lame with ringbone. The dream lasted exactly one week culminating in a major tying up issue where her CK and AST levels went through the roof, from there her AST and CK levels have never returned to normal. Feed and supplements have not enabled her to be symptom free. Tomorrow I am having my beautiful mare euthanized. To all of you who have your horse symptom free I am so happy for you and your horses. I just wish that when Paige was foaled the genetic testing was available maybe she wouldn't have been born. Paige is P1/P1 and unfortunately her sire is still being used even though he is known to be positive.

UPDATE! Paige passed peacefully with her head on my lap as I stroked her head. She is now pain free finally. I can smile for her now. This would be so easy for this to be removed from breeding lines of every horse. Test! And if they are positive - do the right thing - don't breed it forward.  
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Database Stats updated 4/13/2017

  • Total Horses - 200,218
  • 5 Panel NN - 3,164
  • PSSM1 NN - 7,103
  • PSSM P1 - 2499
  • PSSM2 - 189
  • P2 tested - 73
  • P3 tested - 26
  • P4 tested - 10
  • PX tested - 20 
  • HYPP pos - 4439
  • HERDA pos - 579
  • GBED N/GBD - 452
  • MH N/MH - 77
  • OLWS Pos - 224

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Our main goal is to find the source horses for genetic diseases. In the meantime we also provide information to help Breeders, Buyers and Owners make good choices when breeding buying or selling their horses.

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