Genetics of performance in the horse.

  title={Genetics of performance in the horse.},
  author={Raymond L. Hintz},
  journal={Journal of animal science},
  volume={51 3},
Criteria used to measure performance, environmental factors that influence performance and estimates of heritability are needed to estimate genetic differences. Published heritability estimates of various measures of performance in the horse are summarized. The average heritability estimates of pulling ability and cutting ability are .25 and .04, respectively. Heritability estimates are .18, .19 and .17 for log of earnings from jumping, 3-day event and dressage performance, respectively… CONTINUE READING
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