Muscle Tone in the Equine Athlete

Cari Swanson, Windrock Farm Archive on March 19, 2008, 13:01


Muscle tone refers to the degree of tension in the muscles, even at rest. Each animal has a unique basic muscle tone, which may range from low to high. Very supple horses usually have low muscle tone–thei movement is thus free and loose-whereas horses with high muscle tone usually have short, choppy movement. [...]

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