(Hereditary Equine Regional Dermal Asthenia)
This site is dedicated to Penelope (registered name: Quality Sensation)
and the education of horse owners about HERDA.
Did you know that there is a higher incidence of HERDA carriers in cutting than there are HYPP carriers in halter?
Or that 13% of elite pleasure horses and 11% of elite reining horses are
HERDA carriers (A Growing Concern, June 2011 The American Quarter Horse Journal)?
This is our story:
Case Report: Hereditary Equine Regional Dermal Asthenia (HERDA)
Here are just a few of HERDA's recent victims