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Horse On Treadmill

Many people got new treadmills this year to stay healthy and so did researchers at Oregon State University.

Only this treadmill is larger than usual and it's not being used to keep humans healthy.

They're not horsing around at the equine studies lab at OSU. This is serious research, only the subjects are four legged and weigh nearly two tons.

The 170 thousand dollar equine treadmill was a gift to the Oregon State University Veterinary Hospital.

Fancy is a race horse and researchers are having her run on the treadmill so they can study her while she is moving.

Researchers say the treadmill could hold valuable answers to equine research.

And the horses don't seem to mind running on the treadmill either.


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