Applied load on the horse's back under racing conditions.

Abstract

With the intention of limiting the weight on horses' backs and guaranteeing maximal freedom of movement, commonly used racing saddles are small and have minimal cushioning. Poor saddle cushioning may limit performance or even affect soundness of the back. The aim of this study was to measure the pressure under an average racing saddle ridden by a jockey at… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.tvjl.2013.09.039

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