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    Re: [RC] bone - Zephyr Arabians

    --- Susan Young Casey <glenn218@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
    > You've made a wonderful observation about the size
    > of
    > bone being in porporation to overall size of the
    > horse.
    > So, what is a good rule of thumb?  
    I don't have endurance experience to back this up, but
    "conventional wisdom" is 7 to 8 inches per 1000 lbs of
    body weight.  Some people feel 7" is plenty, others
    prefer 8" per 1000lbs.  I tend to fall into the second
    group.  :)
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