Research Projects Currently Recruiting Samples

BROOKS EQUINE GENETICS

@ The University of Florida

We focus on the use of genome-scale tools to study health and disease in the horse. 

Through centuries of selective breeding we have shaped their skeletal conformation of the horse to perform a variety of tasks...

Horses are born to move.  No surprise that they have acquired a remarkable diversity in their gait...

Size and Shape

Polymorphic Gait

Unfortunately our equine friends do sometimes have health issues.  We are currently conducting studies on a number of conditions...

One of the most common causes of laminitis, EMS, or Equine Metabolic Syndrome is a difficult disease to diagnose and treat...

Disease

Metabolic Syndrome