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1.1. Population Report for the Arab Horse Society of SA
Author: Dr Helena Theron, Herman Labushagne & Frits Voordewind    Date Published: 25 May 2018 769

Increased selection pressure on many domestic animal species and breeds has led to an increase in production efficiency at the expense of genetic diversity and the survival of many breeds across the world. About 8000 breeds of livestock species have been domesticated, of which 631 are classified as extinct and 1710 are classified as being at risk (FAO, 2011). Learn more

1.2. World Arabian Horse Organisation Trophy
Author: Arab Horse Society    Date Published: 14 November 2017 1363

For the first time in its history, the World Arabian Horse Organisation has commissioned a special WAHO Trophy. This beautiful bronze work of art was sculpted by the German artist, Brigitte Eberl. It is a bas relief of the famous WAHO logo, mounted on a wooden plaque. Learn more

1.3. World Arabian Horse Organisation
Author: Arab Horse Society    Date Published: 14 November 2017 1405

WAHO stands for 'The World Arabian Horse Organization' and has the responsibility of ensuring that standards acceptable to all its Registering Authority Members are established and maintained in the matters of regulations, methods of registration and production of Stud Books. Learn more

1.4. European Conference of Arab Horse Organisations
Author: Arab Horse Society    Date Published: 14 November 2017 1322

ECAHO stands for 'European Conference of Arab Horse Organizations' and was constituted in order to prevent the dubious and unsavoury show practices that had started to become evident in European international shows in the early 1980’s. Ten European breed societies and registries met in 1983 to compile a set of rules and this framework is now used in 17 European countries as well as a few Middle East and North African countries. Learn more

1.5. Lavender Foal Syndrome
Author: Arab Horse Society    Date Published: 22 January 2014 1311

Lavender Foal Syndrome (LFS) also known as Coat color Dilution Lethal (CCDL), is a recessive genetic disorder. Learn more

1.6. Contagious Equine Metritis
Author: Arab Horse Society    Date Published: 15 September 2015 1242

Contagious equine metritis (CEM) affects horses, donkeys, mules, zebras and other members of the equid family. It spreads from horse to horse during mating. It can also spread when horses are artificially inseminated. Learn more

1.7. Guidelines when Buying a Horse
Author: Arab Horse Society    Date Published: 28 December 2014 1232

Logix is your first stop for finding out pedigree, owner & other information about any registered purebred, part-bred or Anglo Arabian horse in South Africa. Learn more

1.8. African Horse Sickness
Author: AHS Trust    Date Published: 09 November 2017 1331

Run by Racing South Africa, the Equine Research Centre & Onderstepoort Veterinary Products. The AHS Trust (Reg. No. IT 2043/2005/PMB) has been formed representing the industry stakeholders, and is currently gathering important research data from all suspected cases reported. Learn more