Department: Pathobiology and Population Sciences
Does early life experience in Thoroughbreds affect injury risk and racing performance in later life?
A 3 year prospective cohort study describing management practices and reasons for early wastage in young Thoroughbreds. Risk factors for early wastage will be investigated in particular looking at associations between exercise and musculoskeletal injury and disease and racing performance in later life. The study is funded by the HBLB.