Thursday, 10 August 2023 22:00

Horse Health with Dawn Lupul - Equine Cardiovascular Health (video)

In this episode: Dr. Sian Durward-Akhurst’s Research on Equine Cardiovascular Health

Dawn Lupul interviews Dr. Sian Durward-Akhurst, BVMS, MS, PhD, DACVIM-LAIM, an Assistant Professor of Genetics, Genomics, and Large Animal Internal Medicine at the University of Minnesota. They discuss her ongoing research with the genetic bases of cardiac arrhythmia and sudden cardiac death in racehorses.

Using genetic testing and heartrate monitors, Dr. Durward-Akhurst and her team are gathering valuable data that reveals what happens to horses during exercise and racing. This research is important in helping identify which horses may be at risk and providing data to help safeguard the health of our equine athletes.

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