The inheritance of the leopard complex of spotting patterns in horses.

@article{Sponenberg1990TheIO,
  title={The inheritance of the leopard complex of spotting patterns in horses.},
  author={Dan Phillip Sponenberg and Grant Carr and E Simak and K L Schwink},
  journal={The Journal of heredity},
  year={1990},
  volume={81 4},
  pages={323-31}
}
The leopard complex of white spotting patterns in horses consists of the leopard, few-spot leopard, blanket, blanket with spots, varnish roan (or marble), snowflake, frosted, speckled, and mottled patterns. Horses with any of these patterns can produce the other patterns when mated to nonpatterned horses. Twenty-two horses of the Welsh Pony, Noriker, Appaloosa, and Pony of the Americas breeds produced 270 foals in a distribution consistent with a single dominant allele being responsible for the… CONTINUE READING