Alert: Your browser doesn't support session Cookies or you have disabled session Cookies. Please enable session Cookies to use this website

Visitors

Today113
Yesterday86
Last Week484
Last Month2715
Total59603
APHA has worked with the Veterinary Genetics Laboratory at UC Davis (VGL) since the 1960’s for a number of reasons.  One of the biggest benefits of using VGL is the database of all of APHA’s DNA results.  These are used for comparison when the genetic disease panel testing is done to ensure the results are from the same horse. Additionally, with our long-term working relationship with them, we have built an interface between our systems that allows us to transfer data and results for the horses tested through them. This prevents unintentional typographical errors, which when dealing with diseases, can be critical to the care of the horse. Not all companies use the same testing protocols, and we feel it is important that the testing procedures be consistent for continuity of the results.

APHA owners make life decisions for their horses based on the results and it is imperative we use every tool possible to make sure correct information is recorded.
 
APHA has always had a policy in place regarding disease testing, which prior to now was only HYPP, that required the test be done by a company licensed to perform the test if they used someone besides VGL. We have instituted that same policy for the disease panel testing for all testing done prior to October 1, 2013.
 
We will honor results from other companies for tests done prior to this date if the company was licensed to do the test. However, when this is done, a disclaimer will be placed on the horse’s record that the sample was not compared to the APHA sample to ensure it was from the same horse. It is important to note that no other company was licensed to do the complete panel of testing for the diseases. There are some companies who offered the complete panel to customers even though they are not licensed to do some of the tests under licensing and patent agreements. In order for APHA to accept any testing done prior to October 1, 2013, the tests must have been completed by licensed companies.  
 
Any testing done October 1, 2013, and after must be done through VGL in order for APHA to record the results.
 
The logistics associated with creating reporting procedures with multiple laboratories and potential liability issues associated with accepting reports from multiple laboratories along with our contractual relationship with VGL were factors considered by the APHA Executive Committee when making the decision that it was in the best interest of APHA to accept and record genetic test results from VGL only.

6 Panel test for breeding stallions will be required by APHA from 01/01/2018 to enable you to register any foals bred by your listed breeding stallion
 
Kits for DNA testing and the 6-panel genetic disease test can now be ordered online from APHA.
 

 
Login

Welcome to APHSA
Please enter your username and password

:
 *
:
 *

Caps Lock is on


Forgot Password?
Remember Me
Terms Of Use

This website, including its content and function, is provided "as is" to the fullest extent permitted by law. Accordingly, your use of this website is at your own risk.


While every effort is taken to ensure that the information contained on this website is both accurate and complete, this website, including its content and function, is provided on an "as is" basis and Johann & Angelika Pretorius (Studnix) make no representation or warranty of any kind whatsoever as to its accuracy. Your use of this website is at your own risk.


Intellectual Property

The names, images and logos identifying APHSA are the proprietary marks of APHSA. Copying our logos and any other third party logos accessed via this website is not permitted without the prior approval of the relevant copyright owner.


Limited Liability and Indemnity

Neither APHSA nor those who helped us to create, produce, deliver, and/or maintain the website are responsible for any damages that may result from your use of the Site. This includes direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages and attorneys' fees arising from your access to, or use of, the website. Therefore, you are entirely responsible for the consequences of your use of the website.


You agree to indemnify, defend and hold APHSA, providers, licensors and licensees, and officers (together "Indemnified Parties"), harmless from and against any and all liabilities, claims and expenses, including any attorneys' fees, incurred by the Indemnified Parties in connection with any claim arising out of any breach by you of these Terms of Use, the foregoing representations, warranties and covenants.


Virus Protection

APHSA does not represent or warrant that the servers that make this website available to you are free of viruses or other items that may infect, harm or cause damage to your computer equipment or any other property when you access, download from or otherwise use the website.


Disclaimer

To the extent permitted by law, under no circumstance whatsoever will APHSA be liable for any consequential, incidental, direct, indirect, punitive, or special damages related to your use of or inability to use this website or to any errors or omissions in the content and function of this website. Because some jurisdictions do not allow exclusion or limitation of consequential or incidental damages, some or all of the preceding sentence may not apply to you.


APHSA may revise, add to, or delete from these terms and conditions at any time without notice to you. Any changes to these terms and conditions apply as soon as they are posted on this website; by continuing to use this website after any such changes are posted, you signify your acceptance of the changes.


Furthermore, APHSA reserves the right to revise, add to, or delete from the content and function of this website at any time without notice or liability to you. Your sending any message to APHSA relating to or via this website does not cause APHSA to have any responsibility or obligation to you.


Links Policy

All links from this website are provided for information and convenience only. APHSA disclaims all warranties, express or implied, as to the accuracy, legality, reliability, or validity of the content and function of any such linked websites.


In other words, we assume no responsibility for the sites that we link to, or the information found there. A link does not imply an endorsement of a site; likewise, not linking to a particular site does not imply a lack of endorsement. You do not have to ask permission to link directly to pages hosted on this site. However, we do not permit our pages to be loaded into frames on your site. The pages must load into the user's entire window. You must not use the APHSA logo to link to our site without obtaining prior permission from us.


General provisions

These Terms of Use and any additional terms posted on the website together constitute the entire agreement between APHSA and you with respect to your use of the website. The failure of APHSA to require performance of any provision hereof shall not affect the full right to require such performance at any time thereafter; nor shall the waiver by APHSA of a breach of any provision hereof be taken or held to be a waiver of the provision itself. To be effective, any waiver by APHSA must be in writing. Any cause of action you may have with respect to your use of the website must be commenced within one year after the claim or cause of action arises.


If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of these terms of use, or portion thereof, to be unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to affect the intent of this agreement, and the remainder of these terms and conditions shall continue in full force and effect. These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of South Africa, without reference to its conflicts of law rules.