The United States’ pre-eminent quarter horse organization may refuse to register cloned animals, an appeals court ruled Wednesday in a case brought by two Texas ranchers.
The nation’s top quarter horse group has filed a notice of appeal to topple a ruling that requires it to begin allowing cloned animals to be added to its breeding registry.
The nation’s pre-eminent quarter horse organization must begin allowing cloned animals to be added to its prestigious registry, a federal judge in Texas decided Monday.
A federal judge in Amarillo could order the nation’s pre-eminent quarter horse group to begin registering clones. The case is being watch closely by horse-breeder groups.
A federal jury in the Texas Panhandle is to continue deliberations for a third day in the court challenge to the American Quarter Horse Association’s ban on cloned animals.