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THE INFLUENCE OF BODY MEASUREMENTS AND CONDITION SCORE ON PERFORMANCE RESULTS DURING THE 1998 TEVIS CUP

@inproceedings{2009THEIO,
  title={THE INFLUENCE OF BODY MEASUREMENTS AND CONDITION SCORE ON PERFORMANCE RESULTS DURING THE 1998 TEVIS CUP},
  author={},
  year={2009}
}
  • Published 2009
  • Environmental Science
Body measurements and performance results were collected from 193 equids participating in the 1998 Western States Trail Ride's 100-mile endurance race, commonly known as the Tevis Cup. Age of equids (horses, mules and ponies) were 5 to 21 years and body condition scores (CS) (NRC, 1989) ranged from 2.5 to 5.5. Equids were assessed for CS 11 to 18 hours prior to the race. Rider weight and tack (RW) were weighed using a digital scale. Body weights of horses (BW) were estimated from heart girth… 

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