Wednesday, June 05, 2013

Researchers Evaluate Overtraining's Effects on Horses - Full Article

By Christa Lesté-Lasserre
May 31, 2013

Are you overtraining your horse? You might soon be able to answer this question with a simple home test. A team of Dutch researchers is currently trying to find the specific biomarkers that would make such a test possible.

The team's most recent research, which focused on pinpointing biomarkers in muscle tissue, not only revealed signs of horses overworking but also showed how devastating overtraining can be, said Marinus te Pas, PhD, senior researcher of genomics and bioinformatics in the Animal Breeding and Genomics Centre at Wageningen UR Livestock Research, in Lelystad...

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