Received: 20 July 2020
Accepted: 25 February 2021
First Online: 16 March 2021
: The protocol of the present study was a part of the clinical procedures for the functional evaluation of exercise performance which are in allowance with the institutional ethical standards of Università degli Studi di Milano for veterinary practices. All horses’ owners gave a written informed consent to participate.
: Not Applicable.
: None of the authors declares a conflict of interest that could be perceived as prejudicing the impartiality of the reported information.