Part 2: How and why you should care for the respiratory health of your horse
To summarise Part 1, I covered the fact the horse's respiratory system does not change with training and that in trained/fit horses it is the respiratory system that limits performance as opposed to the heart or muscles which adapt with training. In addition, because breathing and stride are linked one to one at canter and gallop, any respiratory illness can have an effect on stride, which can be crucial in high intensity disciplines such as racing or precision disciplines such as dressage, show . . .
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