Exercise during training is associated with racing performance in Thoroughbreds.

Abstract

This study aimed to determine the effects of exercise on racecourse performance in horses racing on the flat. Daily exercise and race records were obtained over a 2-year period for a cohort of racehorses in training for which injury data were also available. Multivariable regression techniques were used to investigate associations between canter, training… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.tvjl.2009.03.008

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@article{Verheyen2009ExerciseDT, title={Exercise during training is associated with racing performance in Thoroughbreds.}, author={Kristien L. P. Verheyen and Joanna S. Price and James L N Wood}, journal={Veterinary journal}, year={2009}, volume={181 1}, pages={43-7} }