Build a horse with Etalon Equine Genetics

Build before you breed with

Innovate your horse breeding operation with Build-A-Horse, the world's most unique animal genetics tool. Visualize your future foal’s attributes including color & patterns, identify performance abilities,
and uncover potential genetic health risks or diseases.

How It Works

Create An Account

Create An Account

Discover the exceptional features of Build-A-Horse for free when you create an account! Our proprietary technology, fueled by a vast horse database, awaits you. Create your account for a journey into precision breeding with Build-A-Horse—get started today!

Add Your Horse

Add Your Horse

Build-A-Horse offers the flexibility to incorporate your own horses into virtual breeding or you can choose from Etalon's expansive global equine database. Effortlessly explore a handpicked selection of compatible sires & dams.

Build Your Dream Foal

Build Your Dream Foal

Envision your future foal's distinct attributes, from colors and patterns, to temperament and performance abilities. Uncover potential genetic health risks or diseases with our innovative platform. Explore the endless possibilities today with Build-A-Horse—your dream foal is just a click away!

Getting Started with Build-A-Horse

Are you ready to build before you breed with Build-A-Horse?
Follow these steps to get started!

1) Create an account or login

Go to and create an account or login.

Login or Create an Account at

2) Click on Build-A-Horse

From your dashboard, click on "Build-A-Horse" (Build-A-Horse is currently FREE for anyone with an account).

Build A Horse

3) "Choose Parents Manually" or search our database

Select "Choose Parents Manually" to build with your own mares and stallions OR search our database to find the perfect match!

Choose Parents Mutually

4) Build your dream foal!

After selecting a mare and stallion, click build. "Build-A-Horse" will calculate possible genetic outcomes for health & disease risks, color & patterns, and more.

Build your dream foal

5) Show Possible Calculations

Click "Show Possible Calculations" for more information on your possible foal outcome.

Show Possible Calculations

For questions, please contact client services. A knowledgable member of our team will be able to assist you further!