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Electrophoretic Study of Haemoglobin Phenotypes in Caspian Miniature Horses

Total hemoglobin and absolute level of hemoglobin A, however, showed significant differences between age groups (p<0.05). Correlations between measured parameters were also determined.

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A biochemical survey was conducted to provide a reference value of Miniature Caspian pony’s blood serum profess, and also comparing with those of Iranian Arab horse.

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Notes on the Oriental Horse in Persia

Had the modern Caspian not been observed and studied, the likelihood of the ancient, sub-fossil, native horse being documented would have been slim.

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A new phenogroup in the horse D system of red cell alloantigens found in the Caspian Pony

A new D blood group phenogroup consisting of the specificities adeo was observed in a stallion family of Caspian ponies from Iran. An additional six undescribed genetic variants were seen in a total of 82 […]

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Original Ancestors

The Original Ancestors of the Turkoman, Caspian Horses

Research based on examination of the faunal remains (bones) from ancient sites in Turkmenistan and Persia and genetic marker analysis of blood from breeds of horses around the world have shown that the Turkoman and […]

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The Land of the Turkomans

The eastern shore of the Caspian sea is a vast plain of green steppe which stretches to the Kopet Dogh mountains on the border with Iran, Turkmenistan and Afghanistan.

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Iran, the Land and Country

Median levels at Nushi-Jan give wide range of sizes from miniature horses v to horses over 150 cent.

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Caspians in Iran

There are 38 Caspians registered in the post-revolutionary Iranian section of the new ICSB.

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Genetic variation and genetic conservation of a rare breed

Measures of genetic variation were near the average for domestic breeds with the Iranian sample slightly more variable. Caspian ponies had highest genetic similarity with other Arab type breeds and the two samples were more […]

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Caspian ponies

A cytogenetic study of the Caspian pony

The group of Caspian ponies studied contained some animals with 65 chromosomes and others with 64 chromosomes. The morphology and G-banding pattern of the chromosomes resembled those of Equus caballus and E. przewalskii.

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