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Re: RC: Re: Tieing up
In a message dated 2/19/00 11:07:06 AM Pacific Standard Time, CMKSAGEHIL
<< Actually, Tom, it is a phenomenon that many of us have observed for
years--including the fact that in some families the resting HR drops with
conditioning and in some families it does not. (Genetics?)>
Is this data you're talking about? Or are you just kidding?
> But so far I haven't noticed any link between the drop in resting HR and
the recovery times to a clinically normal range,>
That's one of the reasons why HR recovery is next to useless in a vet check.
> so it hasn't been something I've thought to be high on the priority list
for further investigation.>
But high enough on the priority list to attempt to prove a point here?
> The ones with resting HR's of 36 when fit will drop just as well as their
compatriots who "rest" at 24. (Scientific research generally does not arise
out of a void, but rather because someone observed the beast and said, "How
Really? I thought it all had to do with grants and funding. I've asked "how
come" a couple hundred times when I've seen a horse break down on the track
after direct veterinary attention--but nobody finds that a high priority
>And as I said before, even horses like Steph's with pretty low resting
pulses still seem to go to about the same point for a "top" HR--so the
difference is bigger, but the end performance is about the same.>
That's a loosey-goosey observation. Have any actual data you can share?
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