|Title||Effect of fitness on glucose, insulin and cortisol responses to diets varying in starch and fat content in Thoroughbred horses with recurrent exertional rhabdomyolysis. |
|Publication Type||Journal Article |
|Year of Publication||2010 |
|Authors||Finno, CJ, McKenzie, EC, Valberg, SJ, Pagan, J |
|Journal||Equine veterinary journal |
|Volume||42 Suppl 38 |
|Date Published||2010 Nov |
Recurrent exertional rhabdomyolysis (RER) occurs in fit, nervous Thoroughbreds fed high nonstructural carbohydrate (NSC) diets. Clinical signs are diminished by feeding low NSC, high fat diets; however, the mechanism is unclear.