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RE: [RC] rugs - Susan Cushing

> This from "Vet Gates; Getting it Right" by Dr Kieran O'Brien MRCVS:
> "Common errors committed by crews in vat gates include... not
> cooling aggressively. Failing to apply water to all of the horse
> including the hindquarter muscle masses,>
> This goes against what I have been told at all of the rides I have attended.  I cool the lower muscles, but not the top of the hindquarters, I was told this can cause cramping.
Any thoughts?
Susan Cushing

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