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[RC] Dot Wiggins has sent you an article from TheHorse.com - Dot Wiggins


Hello! Dot Wiggins has sent you the following article from TheHorse.com, with this message:

I found this interesting. Probably doesn't apply to some of the horses mentioned on the list today.

Heart Murmurs: No Impact on Racing Performance in New Study *

According to a group of researchers from the United Kingdom, heart murmurs are common in athletic horses, but do not negatively impact racing performance. "A high prevalence of heart murmurs is known to exist in horses," explained Lesley Young, BVSc, PhD, DVA, Dipl. ECEIM (European College of Equine Internal Medicine), DVC, MRCVS, an equine cardiologist and lead author on this study. "Until this study, however, the effect of these murmurs on the performance of athletic horses was unclear." Young ...


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