An online survey of feed management and electrolyte use in endurance horses in the United Kingdom – David Marlin & Sussanah Sadler There has been great debate about whether or not electrolytes should be supplemented to endurance horses and there is some conflicting information in the literature. The purpose of the present study was to survey the use of electrolytes by endurance riders in the UK, particularl
Practical Guidelines on the Watering of Equine Animals Transported by Road Guidance document drawn up by panel of experts (including me) for World Horse Welfare now available online. http://www.worldhorsewelfare.org/guidance
Headshaking is a distressing condition for both horses and their owners. Whilst dysfunction of the trigeminal nerve is believed to be central to headshaking, there is no universally accepted effective treatment. In order to try and understand which treatments are effective for headshaking, we undertook a survey of treatments used by 130 owners of horses affected by headshaking. The results of this study were presente
Dr David Marlin is a scientist with more than 20 years experience in physiology and biochemistry. His specialist areas include exercise physiology, respiratory and cardiovascular physiology and disease, thermoregulation, physiological measurement, imaging and diagnostic devices. He has worked with a variety of species including horses, dogs, cats and human subjects. One of David's highest profile projects was the research into the effects of heat and humidity in the lead up to the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games.