Genetic Screening Tests

The AEGRC offers a large number of genetic screening tests for equine coat colour/patterns, genetic diseases and genetic sex identification.    If the genetic screening test you are interested in is not listed below please contact us to determine whether we can offer the test.   

Equine Genetic Screening Tests Offered by the AEGRC:

Colour & Pattern Testing

  • Agouti (black pigment distribution)
  • Chestnut/Red Factor
  • Champagne Dilution
  • Cream Dilution
  • Dominant White (W1-22)
  • DUN - Now available from 03/03/2016
  • Grey
  • Leopard Complex/Appaloosa Spotting
  • Overo Lethal White Foal Syndrome
  • Pearl Dilution
  • Sabino 1
  • Silver Dilution
  • Splashed White (1,2,3)
  • Tobiano

Genetic Diseases Testing

  • Cerebellar Abiotrophy (CA)
  • Congenital Stationary Night Blindness, CSNB – see Leopard Complex/Appaloosa Spotting)
  • Glycogen Branching Enzyme Deficiency (GBED)
  • Hereditary Equine Regional Dermal Asthenia (HERDA)
  • Hoof Wall Separation Disease (HWSD)
  • Hyperkalemic Periodic Paralysis Disease (HYPP)
  • Junctional Epidermolysis Bullosa (JEB1 and JEB2)
  • Lavender Foal Syndrome (LFS)
  • Malignant Hyperthermia (MH)
  • Overo Lethal White Foal Syndrome
  • Polysaccharide Storage Myopathy (PSSM1)
  • Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID)

Other Testing

  • Genetic Sex Determination – Amelogenin and SRY

For further information about these tests please click here, Equine Genetic Screening Tests Info