September 17, 2016 - Tying-up in Thoroughbred Racehorses

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Tying-up in Thoroughbred Racehorses

by Heather Smith Thomas

MUSCLE PROBLEMS are fairly common in athletic horses. Muscle pain and cramping associated with exercise have been recognized for more than 100 years, and various terms have been used to describe it (azoturia, Monday morning disease, etc.). In recent years veterinary researchers have found several different forms of this syndrome, with different causes.

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