From whom has the Thoroughbred got the MSTN variant for best racing distance?

From whom has the Thoroughbred got the MSTN variant for best racing distance?

From whom has the Thoroughbred got the MSTN variant for best racing distance?

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Gluck Center Auditorium 1400 Nicholasville Rd. Lexington, KY 40546

Last Revised: Mar 28th, 2023

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Event Description

A genetic variant (known as SINE) in the Myostatin gene is associated with racing speed and optimal distance in Thoroughbred horses. Our study shows that this variant in Thoroughbred horses is originated from Persian Turkoman horses.

Presented by: Navid YousefiMashouf, PhD student, Department of Veterinary Science, UK

CE Eligible: No

If attend in-person at the Gluck Center Auditorium. Parking restrictions have been lifted after 3:30pm for the Gluck parking lot.

Contact Information

Dr. Dan Howe
Interim Director, Gluck Equine Research Center

437 Gluck Equine Research Center 1400 Nicholasville Rd. Lexington, KY 40546-0099

(859) 257-4759

daniel.howe@uky.edu