Failure to Sweat

A horse in motion is a striking image: Vigorous, powerful, animated. In your mind's eye you can imagine his ears pricked forward, nostrils flared, limbs strumming the ground, streaks of sweat punctuating his rippling muscles. To create locomotion, a horse converts food substrates into energy fuel to drive the muscles, and in the process, he releases heat as a by-product of this metabolic

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