Badminton Veterinarian Weighs in on Eventing's New Short Course

At the May 4-7 Badminton Horse Trials in England, veterinarians conducted an informal study to assess weight loss of elite eventing horses during the sport's new shortened endurance phase. Preliminary results suggest weights of well-conditioned horses change the least during the cross country phase. The study could help establish a baseline for examining fitness and weight loss in the horse.

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