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1. (WO1985004073) IMPROVEMENTS TO ANIMAL TREADMILLS

Pub. No.:    WO/1985/004073    International Application No.:    PCT/AU1985/000047
Publication Date: Sep 26, 1985 International Filing Date: Mar 11, 1985
IPC: A01K 15/02
Applicants: GOUGH, Victor, William
Inventors: GOUGH, Victor, William
Title: IMPROVEMENTS TO ANIMAL TREADMILLS
Abstract:
A treadmill (10) for animals such as horses which includes a main fixed support frame (11), a movable support frame (12) which carries the endless belt (14) of the treadmill (10) and which is connected to the main frame (11) for pivotal movement about a horizontal axis under the control of elevating rams (13). The speed of the endless belt (14) or the elevation of the support frame (12) is varied in accordance with the heart rate sensed by a heart monitor (33) associated with the animal.