Ross, Christine; Barakat, Christine
May 2008
Equus;May2008, Issue 368, p46
The article discusses the application of heart rate variability (HRV) analysis in preventing breakdowns in horses. The author, a veterinarian in equine practice, claims that HRV analysis can be used to gauge the fitness, health and fatigue of a horse. Such information can be used to modify the training and schedule of a horse, reducing the risk breakdowns and fatigue-related illnesses. A study on HRV analysis in horses is discussed. INSET: What "fatigue" really means.


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