Display Settings:

Format

Send to:

Choose Destination
Vet Clin North Am Equine Pract. 1996 Dec;12(3):607-12.

Evaluation of young or unproven horses for potential exercise intolerance.

Author information

  • Department of Clinical Sciences and Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Fort Collins, USA.

Abstract

The determination of poor performance in the young or unproven horse can be a difficult experience for the practitioner. This article describes an incremental exercise test that may be helpful in determining the cause of poor performance in horses when a complete physical examination and a lameness examination fail to elucidate the causes of poor performance. Included are values from normal yearling and 2-year-old horses that have undergone the incremental exercise test.

PMID:
8938964
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
PubMed Commons home

PubMed Commons

0 comments
How to join PubMed Commons

    Supplemental Content

    Loading ...
    Write to the Help Desk