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Exercise and the height of horses
  1. AA Hodges,
  2. AG Harrison and
  3. CM Wathes

Abstract

The heights of 89 horses were measured at the withers before and after half a furlong of trotting exercise. The mean (+/- sd) height increase after exercise was 1.75 +/- 0.86 cm and the horses returned to their resting height within seven minutes. There was no linear relationship between gain in height and pre-exercise height.

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