The effect of dietary fish oil supplementation on exercising horses.

@article{OConnor2004TheEO,
  title={The effect of dietary fish oil supplementation on exercising horses.},
  author={Caitriona O'Connor and Laurie M Lawrence and Anne C. Lawrence and Kazimierz Janicki and Lori K. Warren and Sophia A. Hayes},
  journal={Journal of animal science},
  year={2004},
  volume={82 10},
  pages={2978-84}
}
Ten horses of Thoroughbred or Standardbred breeding were used to study the effects of dietary fish oil supplementation on the metabolic response to a high-intensity incremental exercise test. Horses were assigned to either a fish oil (n = 6) or corn oil (n = 4) treatment. The fish oil (Omega Protein, Hammond, LA) contained 10.6% eicosapentaenoic acid and 8% docosahexaenoic acid. Each horse received timothy hay and a textured concentrate at a rate necessary to meet its energy needs. The… CONTINUE READING
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