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Effects of caffeine on exercise performance of physically fit thoroughbreds

Savage, Kathleen A and Colahan, Patrick T and Tebbett, Ian R and Rice, Brett L and Freshwater, Lester L and Jackson, Christie A (2005) Effects of caffeine on exercise performance of physically fit thoroughbreds. American Journal of Veterinary Research, 66 (4). pp. 569-573.

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Abstract

To determine the effects of a dose of caffeine (2.5 mg/kg, IV) administered to physically fit Thoroughbreds during incremental exercise testing to fatigue on a treadmill.