So I am looking at this quarter horse yearling--technically only 8 months but I round ;P--and the woman as been very polite and nice in our emails back and forth. Today I presented a date for when I could come out and take a look at him and she said it was fine but she wanted to let me know that his papers are still in the registery because they want to DNA test him. According to her this is pretty common with Catt and Hollywood Dunit foals--which he has in his bloodlines--and that she plans to send it out next Monday but if I feel uncomfortable with this then I can wait to come see him until after she gets the papers back, which might even be by the date I posed so it might not even be an issue.
I have never had any experience with this before and it sounds fine to me but I wanted to make sure which is why I'm posting it here :) is this normal and okay or should it raise a red flag? Also, what is the deal with DNA testing and those specific bloodlines she mentioned?
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