OMIA:001924-9796 : Lordosis in Equus caballus (horse)

In other species: pig

Categories: Skeleton phene (incl. short stature & teeth)

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Species-specific name: Swayback (which is not the same disorder as Swayback in sheep; see OMIA 000961-9940)

Breeds: American Saddle Horse (Horse) (VBO_0000898), Lipizzan horse (Horse) (VBO_0001014).
Breeds in which the phene has been documented. (If a likely causal variant has been documented for the phene, see the variant table breeds in which the variant has been reported).

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2023). OMIA:001924-9796: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


Note: the references are listed in reverse chronological order (from the most recent year to the earliest year), and alphabetically by first author within a year.

2023 Gmel, A.I., Brem, G., Neuditschko, M. :
New genomic insights into the conformation of Lipizzan horses. Sci Rep 13:8990, 2023. Pubmed reference: 37268682. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-023-36272-4.
2010 Cook, D., Gallagher, PC., Bailey, E. :
Genetics of swayback in American Saddlebred horses. Anim Genet 41 Suppl 2:64-71, 2010. Pubmed reference: 21070278. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2052.2010.02108.x.
1969 Rooney, J.R. :
Congenital equine scoliosis and lordosis. Clin Orthop Relat Res 62:25-30, 1969. Pubmed reference: 5813189.
1967 Rooney, J.R., Prickett, M.E. :
Congenital lordosis of the horse. Cornell Vet 57:417-28, 1967. Pubmed reference: 6069142.

Edit History

  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 28 Jun 2014
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 28 Jun 2014
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 04 Jun 2023