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Re: full recovery at vet checks?

In a message dated 2/20/99 8:27:41 AM Pacific Standard Time,

<<  . . and of course, consider the fact that for endurance horses, the
 competition is WAY more than 8 hours.  In addition, if they need to
 replenish stores of water, electrolytes, energy, during the recovery
 period it helps if they're already in the gut when the horse finishes.
 Gives the horse a head start on recovery.
 -Abby >>

But fiber has to be in the right section of the gut to be useful during a
ride. Otherwise, you're carring a significant weight for no purpose in terms
of performance.


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