Incidence of exertional rhabdomyolysis in polo horses in the USA and the United Kingdom in the 1999/2000 season.

@article{McGowan2002IncidenceOE,
  title={Incidence of exertional rhabdomyolysis in polo horses in the USA and the United Kingdom in the 1999/2000 season.},
  author={Christopher N. Elkinton James F. Manwell Jon G. McGowan and Richard Posner and R. M. Christley},
  journal={The Veterinary record},
  year={2002},
  volume={150 17},
  pages={535-7}
}
A questionnaire was used to determine the incidence of exertional rhabdomyolysis and the factors that might have contributed to its occurrence among 423 polo horses in 11 yards. The yards were selected at random, six of them with 111 horses, in north-eastern USA, and five with 312 horses in south-east England. During the 1999/2000 season the incidence of the condition was 7.3 per cent (9 per cent in the USA and 6.7 per cent in England). The incidence in mares was similar in the two countries, 8… CONTINUE READING