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Table 5 Pearson’s correlations (± s.d.) between inbreeding depression load genetic values and breeding values in the reference population

From: Genetic inbreeding depression load for morphological traits and defects in the Pura Raza Española horse

  BV_HofW BV_HatW BV_LofS BV_SIL BV_KK BV_CrN
IL_HofW 0.669 ± 0.010* 0.114 ± 0.014* 0.073 ± 0.014* –0.022 ± 0.014 0.122 ± 0.014* 0.070 ± 0.014*
IL_HatW 0.257 ± 0.014* 0.226 ± 0.014* 0.020 ± 0.014 –0.024 ± 0.014 –0.157 ± 0.014* 0.016 ± 0.014
IL_LofS 0.037 ± 0.014* 0.149 ± 0.014* 0.356 ± 0.013* –0.048 ± 0.014* –0.182 ± 0.014* –0.177 ± 0.014*
IL_SIL 0.166 ± 0.014* 0.072 ± 0.014* 0.000 ± 0.014 –0.068 ± 0.014* 0.031 ± 0.014 –0.084 ± 0.014*
IL_KK –0.073 ± 0.014* 0.087 ± 0.014* 0.047 ± 0.014* –0.011 ± 0.014 –0.556 ± 0.012* 0.080 ± 0.014*
IL_CrN –0.176 ± 0.014* 0.019 ± 0.014 0.134 ± 0.014* 0.025 ± 0.014 –0.112 ± 0.014* –0.682 ± 0.010*
  1. BV breeding value, IL inbreeding load genetic value, HofW
  2. Height of withers, HatW height at withers, LofS length of shoulder, SIL scapular-ischial length, KK knock knee, CrN cresty neck
  3. *Significant differences p < 0.05
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