Monitoring Exercise Performance

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Winter Horseback Riding Tips

January 28, 2014

With a little bit more consideration for both horse and rider winter riding can be an enjoyable experience.... Read More

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University of Illinois to Host Horseman's Clinic

January 26, 2014

Lecture topics will include exercise intolerance, wound care, hoof care, ophthalmology, and more.... Read More

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Top Equine Surgery Studies of 2013

January 10, 2014

Dr. Lisa Fortier shares her picks for the top equine surgery- and lameness-related studies of 2013.... Read More

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Sertich to Review Mare Anatomy, Physiology, and Behavior

November 13, 2013

Dr. Patricia Sertich will review mare anatomy, physiology, and abnormalities known to cause behavior changes.... Read More

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Study Evaluates Event Horse Withdrawals, Injury Risk

October 27, 2013

Researchers are studying if fitness tests could help predict which event horses have a higher injury risk.... Read More

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Study: Horses Able to Stay Fit When Kept at Pasture

October 01, 2013

Pastured horses maintained the their fitness level, plus had greater bone mineral content than other horses.... Read More

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Equine Health Seminar Kicks Off Horse Races

August 22, 2013

The 2013's annual Zweig Memorial Trot kicks off with a series of talks on equine health. ... Read More

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Stall-Side Blood Test Debuting at Dublin Horse Show

August 09, 2013

The blood test is designed to alert veterinarians to equine health concerns before clinical signs develop. ... Read More

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Not Done Yet

July 31, 2013

Even after some older horses officially retire, they're just not ready to be done working yet.... Read More

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Hormones to Detect Overtraining in Horses

July 19, 2013

Researchers found that certain hormones could be easily detectable red flags of overtraining in horses. ... Read More

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Tevis Research Evaluates Horses' Blood Chloride Levels

July 16, 2013

Veterinarians are aiming to identify endurance horses in danger of metabolic failure during competition. ... Read More

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Use Careful Physical Conditioning for Previously Idle Horses

June 30, 2013

Horses are equine athletes that must be properly conditioned to perform.... Read More

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10 Summer Horse Care Resources on TheHorse.com

June 29, 2013

High temperatures and humidity can make caring for horses a challenging endeavor.... Read More

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Researchers Evaluate Overtraining's Effects on Horses

May 31, 2013

Researchers developing a test to identify overtraining learned the practice has negative effects on horses.... Read More

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Why Ride Seniors?

May 17, 2013

Some horses just aren't ready to retire. Why do you ride or compete with older horses?... Read More

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New Method for Scoring Sweat Losses in Horses Proposed

May 13, 2013

Researchers believe different sweating patterns can help estimate how much sweat horses lose during exercise.... Read More

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Spring Training for Seniors

May 01, 2013

Many equestrians face the challenge of reconditioning horses who might have lost a step over the winter.... Read More

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Equine Respiratory System

March 13, 2013

Equine respiratory system dysfunction is an important cause of exercise intolerance and poor performance.... Read More

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Managing Dehydration, Exhaustion in Horses (AAEP 2012)

February 25, 2013

With proper management, most horses recover well from dehydration and exhaustion.... Read More

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Can Inflammatory Markers Predict Fitness and Impending Injury?

February 18, 2013

David Horohov, PhD, discusses the effects of exercise on the equine immune system.... Read More

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Advances and Challenges in Equitation Science Technology

December 27, 2012

The future of equitation science technology is enormous, provided we know how to use and benefit from it.... Read More

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Creating a Sustainable Equine Athlete

November 23, 2012

Paying attention to certain, sometimes minute, details can help horses enjoy longer athletic careers.... Read More

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Placentitis and Foals' Athletic Prognosis

November 18, 2012

There were few performance differences between foals born to healthy mares and those treated for placentitis.... Read More

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Veterinary Care for the Sport Horse

November 15, 2012

The goal for sport horses, from prepurchase exams through their careers, is to extend the time to retirement.... Read More

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Equine Performance and Psychological Factors Linked

November 01, 2012

Paying attention to horses' psychological factors is key to ensuring success in work and mental well-being.... Read More