We've added a lot of new features to this site and changed the way the
things work as well. While it may take a little while to get used to the
new site, we think that in the long run, you'll find that many of changes
will help you navigate pedigrees and get more information from the site.
The most obvious change to the site for those who are used to the old
database is the new navigation/layout. You'll find that you should now be
able to switch reports for a single horse by using the menu. To see how
this works, enter the name of a horse in the form above and pull up the
pedigree for that horse. From the pedigree report, you can switch to
another report for the same horse by using the reports menu.
A new right click feature has also been added to most pedigree reports on
the site. If you pull up a pedigree for a horse, you can right click
inside the pedigree to pull up reports for other horses. For instance,
from the pedigree report, click inside the box that contains the dam's
name and select "Progeny" to pull up a progeny report for the horse's dam.
This feature is a major time saver once you get used to it as it'll let
you quickly jump from report to report. Also note that the right click
feature has been enabled on the linebreeding and other reports. Anywhere
you see a horse's name on the site, you should be able to use this new
Once you pull up a pedigree, you may see small images inside the pedigree
( ). Running your mouse
over these images will produce a popup with either a picture or additional
information about the horse. It's a quick and easy way to look at
photographs inside a pedigree or get information for a horse.
On pedigree displays under 7 generations, you'll notice a new triangle
image () to the right of the
female family numbers. If you run your mouse over these triangles, you'll
get an additional two generations of the pedigree without the need to
actually view the pedigree. This is a way to quickly look further back in
the pedigree without the need to pull up a new pedigree.
It's fairly difficult to design a pedigree display that consistantly looks
good on all monitors/computer systems. Because of this, the new site has
been designed to be flexible with reguard to font sizes. If you haven't
done so already, we suggest that you take a minute to set your pedigree preferences to make sure that pedigrees
look best on your monitor. Once you've got a setting that you like, hit
the grey 'x' in the uppoer right of the pedigree preferences box to save
your settings for future visits to this site.
In order to allow for as much space as possible when vieiwing pedigrees,
you can click the no header button in the upper right
corner of this window. This will get rid of the header for this site and
give you as much room as possible to view pedigrees. To bring the header
back, you can click the restore header button