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Table 1 Basic information on the 39 populations studied

From: Genetic diversity of a large set of horse breeds raised in France assessed by microsatellite polymorphism

Population code Breed Typea Countryb Nb of foals registered in 2005 Sample sizec
AA10 Anglo-Arab W France 282 50 (13)
AA5     781 50 (11)
AA6     244 50 (15)
AA9     252 50 (11)
APPAL Appaloosa W USA 84 29
AB Arab-Barb W Morocco 71 38
AR Arab W France 1267 50
ARD Ardennais D France 645 50
AUX Auxois D France 130 35
BA Barb W Morocco 99 24
BOUL Boulonnais D France 290 49
BR Breton D France 3548 50
CAM Camargue W France 468 37
CO Connemara Pony P Ireland 456 49
COBND Cob Normand D France 495 50
COMT Comtois D France 4173 50
FJ Fjord P Norway 237 33
FRI Friesian W The Netherlands 53 37
HAF Haflinger P Austria 344 32
IS Iceland Pony W Iceland 96 48
LAND Landais P France 31 27
LUS Lusitanian W Portugal 312 50
MER Merens W France 443 32
NF New Forrest Pony P UK 119 45
PER Percheron D France 1309 50
PFS Poney français de selle P France 1069 50
POIT Poitevin D France 90 35
POT Pottok P France 170 50
PRE Pure Spanish Horse W Spain 146 50
PRW Przewalsky horse Pr Mongolia - 26
PS Pur Sang (Thoroughbred) W France 4822 50
QH Quaterhorse W USA 162 41
SF8 Selle Français W France 732 50 (17)
SFA97     5729 50 (20)
SFB98     895 50 (13)
SHE Shetland Pony P UK 402 50
TDN Trait du Nord D France 96 23
TF Trotteur Français W France 10348 50
WAB Welsh Pony P UK 142 39
  1. aW = warm-blooded horse, D = draught horse, P = pony, Pr = primitive horse
  2. bFrance = breeds of French origin or raised in France for at least 100 years; other countries = country of origin for breeds raised in France for less than 100 years
  3. cIn brackets, number of individuals of each AA and SF subpopulation used when aggregating the four and three subpopulations, respectively