Physiological measurements and upper and lower respiratory tract evaluation in French Standardbred Trotters during a standardised exercise test on the treadmill.

@article{CouroucMalblanc2002PhysiologicalMA,
  title={Physiological measurements and upper and lower respiratory tract evaluation in French Standardbred Trotters during a standardised exercise test on the treadmill.},
  author={Anne Courouc{\'e}-Malblanc and St{\'e}phane L Pronost and Guillaume Marceau Fortier and R Corde and Fabrice Rossignol},
  journal={Equine veterinary journal. Supplement},
  year={2002},
  volume={34},
  pages={402-7}
}
There are a variety of reasons for poor performance in racehorses. Exercise intolerance has often been associated with subclinical respiratory abnormalities, and diagnostic aids are therefore used to enhance clinical detection. Physiological variables can also be measured in order to evaluate the metabolic reponse to exercise. This study evaluated the… CONTINUE READING