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HORSE. Until a horse has attained the age of four years, he is called a colt. (q.v.) Russ. & Ry. 416. This word is sometimes used as a generic name for all animals of the horse kind. 3 Brev. 9. Vide Colt; Gender; and Yelv. 67, a.

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Genetic diversity detection of the domestic horse (Equus caballus) by genes associated with coat color.
Until domestic horse slaughter ended in 2007, the three slaughter facilities operating in the United States employed a total of 170 low wage workers (O'Dowd and McNichols, 2013).
When the GAO interviewed state veterinarians for a report released in June, all of them offered evidence that "cases of abandonments and abuse or neglect have increased" since the cessation of domestic horse slaughter.
Caballine" suggests resemblance to the domestic horse, Equus caballus, and this is unfortunate when applied to the present dental characters.
Every summer the Jurassian village of Saignelgier is home to the March-Concours, Switzerlands national domestic horse breeding festival.
Prezewalski's horse, the only alive wild horse, was ever deemed the progenitor of the current domestic horses during the process of investigating the origin of domestic horse (Deng et al.
An international team deciphered the genome of the horse from the Middle Pleistocene epoch, along with those of a 43,000-year-old horse, a modern donkey and five contemporary domestic horse breeds.
Sheikh Mohammed, who stands five stallions at his Darley Japan complex including former domestic horse of the year Admire Moon, wasn't represented by his first runner as a fully licensed owner in Japan until February 2010, not long after he had become the first owner residing outside the country to be registered with the Japan Racing Association.
The Domestic horse population exhibits significant mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) diversity inherited maternally with limited geographic spread (Vila 2001; Jansen et al.
Based on archaeological evidence, it had long been thought that horse domestication originated in the western part of the Eurasian Steppe (Ukraine, southwest Russia and west Kazakhstan); however, a single origin in a geographically restricted area appeared at odds with the large number of female lineages in the domestic horse gene pool, commonly thought to reflect multiple domestication "events" across a wide geographic area.