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
  • Muscle Physiology
  • Physiology of Training
  • Principals of Training
  • Phases of Training
  • Training Methods
  • Planning Training Programs
  • Training Adaptations to the Heart, Blood and Muscles
  • Blood Lactate
  • References.

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