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Re: [RC] Lactic Acid - Sisu West Ranch

"...And, Ed, that far back we didn't have biochemistry. Back then, they
called it "alchemy..."

The bad part was that we only had 4 elements (Earth, air, fire, and water). The wooden magnets and beakers were also a problem.

The good part was we were allowed one poisonous chemical a week, and two persistanc carcenogens per quarter.


PS. While I'm sure that TI's postulates have merit, I see them having much more applicability to a Kentucky Derby (a couple of minutes) than the Owyhee 100 (a number of hours). As far as the rest of us (8 hour or so 50's) I doubt that glucose loading will change things much at all. I have found that my endurance horses seem to be more limited by hydration (metabolics) during a given ride and joint, ligament, and tendon problems (the pounding associated with speed) in the long term.

From the number of fast FEI horses that I have seen retired early I suspect
that pounding (speed) is the real long term (10 or more years of competition) endurance horse limitation.

Ed & Wendy Hauser 2994 Mittower Road Victor, MT 59875

(406) 642-9640



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[RC] Lactic Acid, Bruce Weary DC