Przewalski horses: Could cloning save this endangered species?

By Hannah Brown  with AP  •  Updated: 28/09/2022 - 17:12 Ms Brown writes: Thanks to sci-fi films, clones don’t usually have a good reputation. But what if it was the only way to keep an endangered species healthy? Formerly extinct in the wild, the Przewalski's horse has survived for the past 40 years almost entirely in zoos around the world. Several wild… Continue reading Przewalski horses: Could cloning save this endangered species?

Horse cloning and horse slaughter fought in the Courts

PHYLLIS M DAUGHERTY has written an interesting article regarding the cloning and slaughter of horses for Opposing Views. Both issues are being fought out in the Courts. HORSE CLONING In a lawsuit set for trial Tuesday, the federal court in Amarillo is being asked by two horsemen to render a decision that will force the… Continue reading Horse cloning and horse slaughter fought in the Courts

Cloning horses creates mixed emotions for Thoroughbred industry and advocates

Pieraz-Cryozootech-Stallion. PIERRE VERDY/AFP/Getty Images.

Written by BRITTANY PELLETZ Cross-posted from WKYT CBS News Lexington People are paying top dollar for foals, who are not bred on the farm but instead inside of a lab. Cloning has created some controversy, but supporters say there is nothing wrong with it. Despite technological advancements, many in the thoroughbred industry are more concerned… Continue reading Cloning horses creates mixed emotions for Thoroughbred industry and advocates

Horse cloning and embryo transfer legal issues discussed

Clayton, a cloned Quarter Horse.

By UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE One of the hot topics discussed during the 27th Annual University of Kentucky Conference on Equine Law, held May 3, 2012, in Lexington, was the legal implications of cloning and embryo transfer in the horse industry. While the legalities of these topics are not discussed frequently in Kentucky,… Continue reading Horse cloning and embryo transfer legal issues discussed

AQHA reviews cloning (US)

Source: AQHA Press Release America’s Horse, March 9, 2009 – On Monday, March 9, the AQHA Board of Directors voted that action on a member proposal to approve the registration of foals produced by cloning be delayed until the 2010 AQHA Annual Convention. In the interim, the committee recommended the appointment of a task force… Continue reading AQHA reviews cloning (US)

AQHA consider accepting cloned horses (US)

This from the AQHA website, advertising a dvd of the March 6 AQHA forum on horse cloning: Within the past couple of years, commercial cloning of a number of horses, including American Quarter Horses, has been well publicized. However, under Rule 227(a) of the AQHA Official Handbook, a rule that became effective in 2004, American… Continue reading AQHA consider accepting cloned horses (US)

Cloned horses could offer insight into DNA possibilities (US)

Cross-posted from the Philadelphia Enquirer Before the show-jumping champion Gem Twist died in 2006, his New Jersey owners paid to have a flap of his skin frozen - hoping to carry something of his prodigious talent into the future. Veterinary scientists later pulled those skin cells from the freezer and used them to clone a… Continue reading Cloned horses could offer insight into DNA possibilities (US)

America’s Horse cloned for slaughter? (US)

The American Quarter Horse Association is not the business most responsible for sentencing horses to death by slaughter. That title most likely belongs to pharma giant, Wyeth, through the decades long massacre of innocent foals and mares related to the production of the Premarin group of drugs. AQHA policies are extremely deadly to horses of… Continue reading America’s Horse cloned for slaughter? (US)