The standardised test with Standardbreds: what goals?

The standardised test with Standardbreds: what goals?

The standardised test is a physiological assessment tool. It aims to measure cardiac and metabolic responses of the racehorse’s body during a standardised exercise. Quantifying physical performance and health status at a given time allows to perform regular...
5 key elements to analyze racehorses’ heart rate

5 key elements to analyze racehorses’ heart rate

The basics of the heart rate in the racehorse The heart rate is the number of contractions initiated by the heart over a given period of time. It is usually measured in beats per minute (or BPM), and is essential in assessing the fitness of a racehorse. At rest, a...