1-12 of 12
Keywords: Equus caballus
Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Articles
J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (10): 1850–1861.
Published: 15 May 2013
... by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2013 Equus caballus spring–mass model sitting trot rising trot jockey For every role the horse has served since its domestication, from warfare, agriculture and transport to modern-day use as a sports and leisure animal, load carriage has been an important...
Includes: Supplementary data
Journal Articles
Journal Articles
Journal Articles
J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (3): 455–465.
Published: 1 February 2006
.... ( 2004 ). Biomechanics of microscopic appendages: functional shifts caused by changes in speed. J. Biomech. 37 , 789 -795. McGuigan, M. P. and Wilson, A. M. ( 2003 ). The effect of gait and digital flexor muscle activation on limb compliance in the forelimb of the horse Equus caballus . J. Exp...
Journal Articles
J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (2): 249–260.
Published: 15 January 2005
... of Biologists Limited 2005 2005 Equus caballus locomotion biomechanics elastic strain energy energy storage muscle work The horse has outstanding locomotor abilities. Top racing horses can cover a distance of 1 mile at an average speed of some 15 m s -1 , while top show jumping horses can...
Journal Articles
J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (9): 1557–1564.
Published: 1 May 2003
... transition. Horses ( Equus caballus ) were conditioned to run on a high-speed treadmill prior to data collection. Gait changes were recorded for each horse using a standardized testing protocol on the level and when trotting up a 10% incline. Both maximum sustained trotting speeds and minimum sustained...
Journal Articles
Journal Articles
Journal Articles
J Exp Biol (1997) 200 (11): 1639–1659.
Published: 1 June 1997
... properties Equus caballus horse Horse evolution has led to the development of numerous morphological characteristics which enhance locomotor speed. One striking example has been the weight reduction of the limb terminus by eliminating all but a single digit. Surrounding the digit is a lightweight...
Journal Articles
J Exp Biol (1996) 199 (5): 1133–1146.
Published: 1 May 1996
... to be influenced by the end of the sample. Hooves from nine horses ( Equus caballus L.) were used in this study. Whole feet from horses of variable age and unknown physical condition were obtained from a local (Aldegrove, BC, Canada) slaughterhouse within a few days of death of the animal (animals were...
Journal Articles
Journal Articles
J Exp Biol (1991) 155 (1): 245–259.
Published: 1 January 1991
... Equus caballus (body mass: 525.0±41.8kg, age: 10.3±5.7 years; mean±s.D.), clinically free of any symptoms referable to acute or chronic respiratory disease. No tranquillizer was given at any stage of the experiments. Equine exercise physiology is gaining a progressive consideration among...