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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population of horses attending four endurance races

From: Effect of prolonged submaximal exercise on serum oxidative stress biomarkers (d-ROMs, MDA, BAP) and oxidative stress index in endurance horses

Descriptive variables Study population
Horses 28 individuals
Breed (Arabian / other breeds) 14 / 14
Gender (females / males) 18 / 10
Races 53 records
Distance (40 km / 80 km) 30 / 23
Race difficulty (easy/demanding) 32 / 21
Average speed (<  14 km/h / ≥ 14 km/h) 35 / 18
Races per horse (one / two / three / four races) 8 / 15 / 5 / 0