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post #1 of 7 Old 07-31-2013, 02:17 AM Thread Starter
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How the Race horse works

This is absolutely fascinating. WARNING is graphic so squeamish beware.

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post #2 of 7 Old 07-31-2013, 10:53 AM
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I watched this a few weeks ago, absolutely fascinating and definitely worth a watch!! Such interesting physiology, what incredible animals we work with and love
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post #3 of 7 Old 08-01-2013, 01:31 AM
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I agree. Fascinating!

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post #4 of 7 Old 08-01-2013, 05:59 AM
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I saw this a month or two ago, its facinating, and I loved how they used an acutal horse to demonstrate with so we could experience it for ourselves.
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post #5 of 7 Old 08-01-2013, 07:14 AM
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I watched this a while ago, and then made my parents watch it. It's fascinating stuff - I loved seeing how much pressure the legs could take.
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post #6 of 7 Old 08-01-2013, 07:18 AM
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I found it astonishing at the rate the horses lungs breath in/out, as well as the strain on the legs, until the tendon/s would snap.

Love love loved it.
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post #7 of 7 Old 08-01-2013, 07:20 AM
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This was part of a whole series of inside large animals. I watched it when it was first broadcast on TV - fascinating
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