Training For Tokyo – WBGT Index and how it will be used at the Olympics by Dr David Marlin

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Find out about the WBGT Index, what is it, how do they use it and how can it help the horses.  Dr David Marlin is at the Tokyo Olympics supporting the riders and horses on behalf of the FEI.  David has been involved in the preparation for some of the teams going to the Olympics and would like to share this amazing system with you!  Watch this short Tokyo Olympic preparation video.

Previous preparations videos: 

Acclimatisation please: Click here

Traveling horses to the Olympics: Click here

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Dr David Marlin is a physiologist and biochemist who has worked in academia, research and professional sport. He has worked in the equestrian and veterinary world and in human sport, healthcare, medicine and exercise science. In 1989 David obtained his PhD from the UK’s leading sports university, Loughborough University following a four-year study on the responses of Thoroughbred racehorses to exercise and training, undertaken at the renowned Animal Health Trust in Newmarket. You can read David's full biography in the Our Website section.