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September 13, 2019 Horsetalk.co.nz
Variations within a particular gene in Arabian horses show potential as an indicator of race performance, according to researchers.
Arabian horses are among the oldest and most popular horse breeds in the world, recognised for their athleticism and stamina.
The breed is commonly used in the discipline of Endurance. However, in some countries, 2 to 5-year-olds are introduced to flat race training and often compete in at least one racing season before achieving maturity and undergoing endurance training.
During intensive training, the rates of lactate production and use are critical to avoid muscle fatigue, resulting in a decrease in exercise performance...
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