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post #1 of 6 Old 01-22-2012, 07:17 PM Thread Starter
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Interesting video about race horse biomechanics

Found this and thought it was interesting how the horses body works. There is a dissection so if you are squeamish don't watch. Really gives you an in depth look at just how powerful they are, and how their bodies work
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post #2 of 6 Old 01-22-2012, 07:23 PM
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Wow, that's neat! It's still neat because I'm still watching because it's so long lol

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WOW that's cool, only if people could see the bood tests for stamina and speed before they buy the horses!
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WOW that's cool, only if people could see the bood tests for stamina and speed before they buy the horses!
That's what I was thinking when I watched it. Does it come in a prepurchase exam? That would be useful for the buyers and hopefully have less "rejects" that end up at auction
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Thanks for sharing! Great show! I was amazed by some of the facts...
Plus I had to giggle at the comment that the bloodstock agent made looking at prospects at the sale...
"Pedigree only tells me the price"
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post #6 of 6 Old 01-28-2012, 01:32 AM
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I just watched the whole thing and WOW! I learnt so much from that thankyou so much for posting it.

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