Genetic Testing

Get the genetic testing process started for an American Quarter Horse, and learn more about DNA and parentage verification.

red roan mare with foal (Credit: Briana Malmquist)
5 Panel Genetic Testing: What to Know
AQHA offers a panel test for five genetic tests. Learn more about the five equine diseases it covers – HYPP, PSSM1, MH, GBED and HERDA.
DNA and Parentage Verification
Get the lowdown on the DNA and parentage verification requirements for registering your new American Quarter Horse.
Getting to the Root
Getting a hair root for your horse's genetic tests doesn't have to be a battle.

(Credit: Briana Malmquist / @pipers_zoo photos)