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There are limited data on the training and management practices of Standardbred trainers in New Zealand. The aims of this study were to describe the 2-year-old training practices of Standardbred trainers and to examine if there were differences in the production process between public (commercial)...

Author(s)
Legg, K.; Gee, E.; Bolwell, C.; Bridges, J.; Rogers, C. W.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2020, 87,
Abstract

This chapter presents a brief description of a few breeds of horses that will be mentioned in subsequent chapters. The descriptions includes population, landrace, related groups of horses, the relationship of the breeds to each other and the level of selection applied by breeders. Among the breeds...

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Horse genetics, 2020, Ed.3, pp 1-6
Abstract

Background: Young Standardbred horses frequently develop fragments in joints. Some fragments represent osteochondrosis; others are considered developmental, but it is uncertain whether they result from preceding osteochondrosis. Osteochondrosis occurs as a consequence of failure of the cartilage...

Author(s)
Hendrickson, E. H. S.; Lykkjen, S.; Dolvik, N. I.; Olstad, K.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2018, 14, 390, pp (10 December 2018)
Abstract

Several horse breeds have been specifically selected for the ability to exhibit alternative patterns of locomotion, or gaits. A premature stop codon in the gene DMRT3 is permissive for "gaitedness" across breeds. However, this mutation is nearly fixed in both American Standardbred trotters and...

Author(s)
McCoy, A. M.; Beeson, S. K.; Rubin, C. J.; Andersson, L.; Caputo, P.; Lykkjen, S.; Moore, A.; Piercy, R. J.; Mickelson, J. R.; McCue, M. E.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS Genetics, 2019, 15, 5, pp e1008146
Abstract

Data on the feeding and management of racehorses and the prevalence of trainer-identified recurrent exertional rhabdomyolysis (RER) were collected via a cross-sectional face-to-face survey of 100 registered Thoroughbred and Standardbred trainers (n=1,771 horses). Data were collected on the number...

Author(s)
Wood, L. J.; Lancaster, B. E.; Rogers, C. W.
Publisher
New Zealand Society of Animal Production, Hamilton, New Zealand
Citation
New Zealand Journal of Animal Science and Production, 2019, 79, pp 26-31
Abstract

This study examined the effects of two housing systems (free-range and box stalls) on recovery of energy balance after competition-like exercise in Standardbred horses. Eight adult geldings (mean age 11 years) were used. The study had a change-over design, with the box stall (BOX) and free-range...

Author(s)
Connysson, M.; Rhodin, M.; Jansson, A.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2019, 9, 11, pp 976
Abstract

Background: Information regarding parasite control practices currently used on Thoroughbred and Standardbred studs in Australia is lacking. Anthelmintic resistance (AR) is a global problem which has implications for equine health and welfare. Objectives: To identify parasite control practices...

Author(s)
Wilkes, E. J. A.; Heller, J.; Raidal, S. L.; Woodgate, R. G.; Hughes, K. J.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2020, 52, 4, pp 547-555
Abstract

Objectives: To determine swimming training practices in Australian harness racing horses and potential targets for future research. Methods: An online survey of Australian Standardbred trainers and telephone interviews with 20 leading trainers were conducted. Questions relating to swimming facility ...

Author(s)
Steel, C. M.; Bond, B. M.; Morrice-West, A. V.
Publisher
Wiley, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 2019, 97, 3, pp 61-67
Abstract

Background: The number of Standardbred racehorses admitted to the Ontario Veterinary College Teaching Hospital (Guelph, Canada) for treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF) has been on the rise since the early 1990s. A small number of sires have been contributing to a large proportion of cases,...

Author(s)
Kraus, M.; Physick-Sheard, P. W.; Brito, L. F.; Schenkel, F. S.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2017, 49, 6, pp 718-722
Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To determine factors affecting race speed in Swedish Standardbred horses undergoing surgery of the carpal flexor sheath (CFS), to investigate whether preoperative racing speed was associated with specific intraoperative findings and whether horses returned to racing, and to compare the...

Author(s)
Carmalt, J. L.; Johansson, B. C.; Zetterström, S. M.; McOnie, R. C.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
American Journal of Veterinary Research, 2017, 78, 7, pp 847-853

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