Nutritional Articles

Changes of serum mineral concentrations in horses during exercise

Published: 2002-12-31

Authors:
Y Inoue, T Osawa, A Matsui, Y Asai, Y Murakami, T Matsui, H Yano

Brief content of the article
The authors studied changes in serum mineral concentration of horses after a five days exercise period. Effects on blood hemoglobin concentration and serum Zinc, Cupper, Magnesium, Inorganic Phosphorus, Iron and calcium concentration were measured. It appeared that each mineral responds differently to exercise in horses.

Reference
Y Inoue, T Osawa, A Matsui, Y Asai, Y Murakami, T Matsui, H Yano, Changes of serum mineral concentrations in horses during exercise, Asian - Australian Journal of Animal Sciences, 2002, Vol 15, Iss 4, pp 531-536