About Mel
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Blog Roll
Here's what I'm reading. Let me know if I missed your endurance-related blog!
Places to Go
It's tough to find good trails to condition on. Check out the ones on this list and then drop me a note if you can add one to the list. Also check out the list of places to stay with your horse overnight if traveling.
Journal Club
RSS Mendeley group feed for 'Boots and Saddles Journal Club'
  • Recommendations for management of equine athletes with cardiovascular abnormalities May 21, 2014
    Journal of veterinary internal medicine (2014). Volume: 4, Issue: 28. Pages: 749-761. Acvim consensus statement et al.Murmurs and arrhythmias are commonly detected in equine athletes. Assessing the relevance of these cardiovascular abnormalities in the performance horse can be challenging. Determining the impact of a cardiovascular disorder on perfor- mance, life expectancy, horse and rider or […]
  • Sweat fluid and ion losses in horses during training and competition in cool vs. hot ambient conditions: implications for ion supplementation. May 16, 2013
    Equine veterinary journal. Supplement (1996). Volume: 22, Issue: 22. Pages: 54-62. L J McCutcheon, R J Geor et al.The objectives of this study were to: 1) determine incremental and total sweat fluid and ion losses during and following (a) exercise training and (b) a treadmill Speed and Endurance exercise test (SEET) which simulated running speeds […]
  • Scoring of sweat losses in exercised horses - a pilot study. May 16, 2013
    Journal of animal physiology and animal nutrition (2013). Pages: 1-5. a Zeyner, K Romanowski, a Vernunft, P Harris, E Kienzle et al.Based on a series of exercise tests which included the estimation of sweat losses, this article proposes a novel sweat scoring system for exercising horses. This provides a practical estimate of individual animal exercise-induced […]
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