Monthly Archives: June 2017

91. Myth or Real? Friesian horses may reach their anaerobic threshold (moment during intense exercise where lactic acid starts to accumulate in the muscles) sooner than other breeds of horse and this plays into how to best train them.

Answer: Real In a follow up to an earlier research project, a research team in the Netherlands set out to “study strengths and weaknesses of an alternative SET (standardized exercise tests)- protocol” in young Friesian dressage horses. Two different SETs (SET A and SET B) were used during a 2-month training period with 9 young…
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