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Measuring stress: is it all about the hair?

December 02nd, 2010

The hair-raising atmosphere of a thoroughbred racing venue is thrilling for spectators and an accepted way of life for people whose livelihoods depend on the racing industry. But what about stress levels of the highly trained animals at the centre of this multi-million dollar industry? That’s a key concern for Dr. Fernando Marqués of the Western College of Veterinary Medicine’s …

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