Saturday, December 07, 2013

Stress on endurance horses probed in study - Full Article

By on Dec 04, 2013

Endurance horses generally cope well with the stresses of racing, a study suggests.

The conclusion was based on the assessments, including electrocardiograms and blood chemistry analysis, of horses who competed in two endurance events – one in Norway and one in Denmark.

“This study would indicate that, based on the analyzed parameters, endurance horses cope well with the stress and physical demands of endurance racing,” the Scandinavian researchers concluded...

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