Iberian origins of New World horse breeds.

  title={Iberian origins of New World horse breeds.},
  author={Cristina Lu{\'i}s and Cristiane Bastos-Silveira and Ernest Gus Cothran and Maria do Mar Oom},
  journal={The Journal of heredity},
  volume={97 2},
Fossil records, archaeological proofs, and historical documents report that horses persisted continuously in the Iberian Peninsula since the Pleistocene and were taken to the American continent (New World) in the 15th century. To investigate the variation within the mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) control region of Iberian and New World horse breeds, to analyze their relationships, and to test the historical origin of New World horses, a total of 153 samples, representing 30 Iberian and New World… CONTINUE READING