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6.6.2022 Is Your Endurance Horse Ready To Compete?

“In many ways, an endurance race is a test of how much physical challenge an athlete can endure. When it comes to equine athletes, though, there’s the complicating factor of ensuring we’re not asking too much of an animal—especially one who didn’t choose to participate.

That’s why scientists in Qatar have honed-in on biomarkers that might signal which horses are ready to race—and which are not. If confirmed through additional studies, their new findings could protect horses from reaching breaking limits, the researchers say.”

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June 6, 2022
Sue Palmer