Comment on the Warmblood Fragile Foal Syndrome

In our initial communication about WFFS we suggested that all warmblood stallions be tested and mentioned that all warmbloods are affected which, of course, includes the mares as well. The AWR now requires ALL breeders to test their entire breeding stock (mares and...

WARMBLOOD FRAGILE FOAL SYNDROME Type 1 – WFFS

News have recently appeared through various channels concerning WFFS, a genetic defect of connective tissue found in warmblood populations. Signs of the disease include abnormally thin and fragile skin, hyperextension of limb articulations, hematomas, premature...