RESEARCHED AND WRITTEN BY JANE ALLIN The success of any racehorse is determined by genetics, training and nutrition, which ultimately impact physical traits such as speed, muscular strength and endurance. While training and nutrition no doubt contribute significantly to a racehorse’s performance, inheritance plays an equally if not greater part in influencing performance. At least,… Continue reading Gene Doping in the Equine Athlete: The New Normal in the “Art of Cheating”?
A morbillivirus that caused fatal disease in horses and humans Articles on this subject keep popping up in our news feed on horses, most likely because of the coronavirus pandemic so that any mention of any type of virus is garnering attention. No need for alarm horse lovers, owners and handlers. The title of the… Continue reading Of viruses, zoonotics and horses