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EXCLUSIVE 4: Key Traits Determine Horse's Ideal Distance

Tuesday, 21st December 2010

Yearling buyers beware: do you know whether "longer distance between the front of its chest & wither measured horizontally, longer shoulder blade, leaner hindquarters & longer cannon bones" are more likely to be typical traits in a stayer or a sprinter? In the latest issue of Breeding&Racing Magazine (out this week) conformation expert Ross Brunt of Racehorse Conformation Scientific Research explains "distance gearing" & how "certain key conformation traits determine a horse's preferred distance". (For a preview of the exclusive report "The Stayer's Conformation Traits That Determine Its Distance Gearing" click on the direct link to the story on the right-hand-side of this page.)

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