A Horse of Exactly the Same Color

Jul 17, 2012

Produced with Zach Nugent

The Fédération Equestre Internationale is the governing body that oversees international equestrian competitions, including the Olympics. The FEI is known for stringent anti-doping policies and ensuring a level playing field for all horses in current competition, and champions of the future…some of which might be clones. Yes, that’s right; the FEI will now allow cloned horses to compete in international events, and one of those events is the Olympics. Charlotte White is a Deputy News Editor for Horse and Hound magazine, who wrote about what horse cloning means for the future of equestrian competition.

Here's Gem Twist, who's been cloned twice: