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Liz McManus, WPRA Barrel Racer

Liz McManus’ horse kept having chronic soreness in his stifles. Her veterinarian felt that something may be missing from her training program and recommended the LARC TEST. See how the LARC TEST helped Liz get her horse back on track and achieving peak performance. She now uses the LARC TEST on many of her competitive horses.

About Rico

Rico is a barrel racing horse that has been using the LARC TEST for over a year. He was originally referred by Dr. Beau Whitaker of Brazos Valley Equine Hospital after exhibiting a weak hind end, especially in the hocks and stifles.

What The LARC TEST Revealed

Over time, the LARC TEST showed that his current training program was too easy to develop strength, speed, and stamina required for high performance in competition. It also showed that an allergy in the airways was present impacting the amount of oxygen that Rico could breathe in.

The Results

After one year of using the LARC TEST to improve Rico’s conditioning program, his time one second faster and Liz is now planning to enter him in the American barrel racing qualifiers.



Melinda Bell, Premier Equine Sports Therapy

Melinda Bell explains why measuring the heart, lungs, and the muscles is so critically important to get the best performance our of your horse with the lowest risk of injury. See how all three components of the body rely on one another to achieve optimal performance.

Kimbra LaFleur, LaFleur Equine

Kimbra LaFleur’s horse had chronic suspensory issues that impacted performance. The LARC TEST’s pain indicator helped her and her veterinarian team isolate the actual issue so they knew where to focus their time, money, and energy during his rehabilitation program. See why Kimbra feels that anyone in a competitive sport should use the LARC TEST to get to the next level.