[LIBRI] ✸ Thoroughbred Breeding: Pedigree Theories and the Science of Genetics Con Dr. Binns, Matthew – Vehikool.co.uk

Thoroughbred Breeding: Pedigree Theories and the Science of Genetics There Are Still Many Unknowns In The Breeding Of Thoroughbreds, But The International Research Coalition Known As The Equine Genome Project Is Facilitating Many New Exciting Discoveries Dr Matthew Binns Is A Leader Of The Project, An Enterprise Set Up To Map The Equine Genome, And With Racing Historian And Bloodstock Authority Tony Morris Has Written This Important Book On The Theory, Practice, Art And Science Of Thoroughbred Breeding This Long Awaited Book Describes How Man Came To Express Pedigree And To Develop Theories About It, And How Practical Breeders Behaved In The Light Of Their Understanding IT Explains Why Many Theoriesincluding Some Still Widely Granted Credibility Todayare Fallacious, Examines The Very Real Progress In Knowledge Since The Principles Of Genetics Were Discovered, And Focuses On The Exciting Developments Of The Last Few Years, When Eminent Geneticists Have Applied Their Expertise To The Subject Of The Thoroughbred It Has Been The Authors Endeavor To Present The Information In A Form That May Be Readily Understood By Anyone Who Shares A Love Of The Thoroughbred And A Fascination With What Makes Him What He Is Packed With Absorbing History And Cutting Edge Science, This Is A Fascinating And Illuminating Book


5 thoughts on “Thoroughbred Breeding: Pedigree Theories and the Science of Genetics

  1. says:

    If you re buying this book thinking you will learn the secrets of breeding the next triple crown winner you will be sorely disappointed In fact if you re one of the proponents of systems such as Dosage , X factor , Mare families, or pedig


  2. says:

    Meticulously researched and very readable this book brings up to date some of the many theories about breeding faster racehorses It debunks many still widely held beliefs which have absolutely no credibility in view of up to date genetic discoverie


  3. says:

    Wonderful description of how the current system of pedigree reporting was created for thoroughbred horses The story includes descriptions of the state of horse breeding in early England and how records were kept and shared before Weatherby codified the syste


  4. says:

    thanks


  5. says:

    I loved the early history of pedigree study.


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