Dr Allan Davie has spent 15 years researching and developing
training methods for horses and the use of blood lactate as a guide
for monitoring training stress levels. He currently works with some
of the leading horse trainers in the world, both thoroughbred and
standardbred, applying new findings from the equine research field
to the designing and monitoring of training programs.
The book is short, only 92 pages including references but
contains information you will not find anywhere else on the training
and testing of race horses.
The following is a list of the chapters in the book.
The Energy System
Physiology of Training
Principals of Training
Phases of Training
Planning Training Programs
Training Adaptations to the Heart, Blood and Muscles