by: Ray Geor, BVSc, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM
January 01 2000, Article # 237
"Regardless of the discipline, attaining peak performance is the number one goal for all involved in the preparation of the equine athlete. This Sports Medicine column aims to provide the reader with a greater understanding of how the horse's body works during exercise. In this first article, the fundamental relationship between nutrition and exercise performance is emphasized. Subsequent articles will include the effects of exercise training, the role diet plays in maximizing the benefits of training, and conditions that impair athletic performance" ...