Scientific Valuations


Publications :


Comparison of two cytological methods for detecting pulmonary haemorrhage in horses.

Vet Rec. 2015 Sep 26;177(12):305.

Depecker M, Couroucé-Malblanc A, Leleu C, Genneviève V, Pitel PH, Richard EA.


Determination of muscle mitochondrial respiratory capacity in Standardbred racehorses as an aid to predicting exertional rhabdomyolysis.

Mitochondrion. 2015 Sep;24:99-104.

Houben R, Leleu C, Fraipont A, Serteyn D, Votion DM.


Cytokine concentrations in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid from horses with neutrophilic inflammatory airway disease.

J Vet Intern Med. 2014 Nov-Dec;28(6):1838-44.

Richard EA, Depecker M, Defontis M, Leleu C, Fortier G, Pitel PH, Couroucé-Malblanc A.


Bronchoalveolar lavage fluid in Standardbred racehorses: Influence of unilateral/bilateral profiles and cut-off values on lower airway disease diagnosis
Vet J. 2014 Jan;199(1):150-6.

Depecker M., Richard E., Pitel PH., Fortier G., Leleu C., Couroucé-Malblanc A.

Morphological, haematobiochemical and endocrine changes in relation with “maladaptation” to training in young standardbreds

Equine Veterinary Journal Suppl (2010), 38, 171-178

Leleu C. and Haentjens F.

Oral supplementation with SOD (Superoxyde Dismutase) in Standardbreds trotters in training : a double blind, placebo controlled protocol
Equine Veterinary Journal Suppl (2010), 38, 375-381

Notin C, Vallon L., Desbordes F. and Leleu C.


Physiological measurements and prevalence of intermediate and lower airway diseases in Trotters with dorsal displacement of the soft palate
Equine Veterinary Journal Suppl (2010), 38, 246-255

Couroucé-Malblanc A., Deniau V., Rossignol F., Corde R., Leleu C., Maillard K., Pitel PH and Fortier G


Body composition in young Standardbreds in training : relationships to body condition score, physiological and locomotor variables during exercise
Equine Veterinary Journal Suppl (2006), 36, 98-101

Leleu C., Cotrel C., Couroucé-Malblanc A, Barrey E.

Optimal active recovery intensity in Standardbreds after submaximal exercise

Equine Veterinary Journal Suppl (2006), 36, 102 102-10

Dahl S., Cotrel C., Leleu C.

Harnessed versus mounted Standardbreds : changes in locomotor and physiological variables

Equine Veterinary Journal Suppl (2006), 36, 468-472

Mottini V., Leleu, C., Cotrel C.

Factors influencing variation in locomotor-respiratory coupling in Standardbred rotters in the field

Equine Veterinary Journal Suppl (2006), 36, 562-565

Cotrel C., Leleu, C., Couroucé-Malblanc A.


Abnormal radiographic findings in 865 French Standardbred trotters and relation with racing performance.


Equine Veterinary Journal Suppl (2006), 36, 417-422

Couroucé-Malblanc A, Leleu C., Bouchilloux M., Geffroy O.

Paramètres physiologiques et locomoteurs : synthèse sur l’intérêt prédictif pour la performance en course de trot

In Compte rendu de la 31ème journée de la recherche équine, Les Haras Nationaux, (2005), 45-58

Leleu C., Cotrel C., Couroucé-Malblanc A, Barrey E.

Relationships between physiological variables and race performance in French standardbred trotters

The Veterinary Record (2005) 156, 339-342

Leleu C., Cotrel C., Couroucé-Malblanc A.


Relationships between biomechanical characteristics and race performance in Standardbred trotters

Livestock Production Science (2005), 92, 39-46

Leleu C., Cotrel C., Barrey E.


Predictive interest of physiological and gait variables in french Trotters performance

Proceeding of CESMAS (Conference on Equine Sports Medicine And Science) 2004 : “The elite race and endurance horse”, Ed : A.Lindner. 189-193.

Leleu C., Cotrel C. Barrey E.


French Trotters’ myosin heavy chain composition in glueus medius muscle and relationship with performance

Proceeding of CESMAS 2004 : “The elite race and endurance horse”, Ed : A.Lindner. 162-166.

Cotrel C., Leleu C., Barrey E.

Age and training related changes in locomotion of trotter race horses

Equine and Comparative Exercise Physiology (2004) 1 (2); 107-117

Leleu C., Cotrel C., Barrey E.

Reproducibility of locomotor test for trotter horses

The Veterinary Journal (2004), 168, 160 - 166

Leleu C., Bariller F., Cotrel C., Barrey E.

Analysis of trotter Gait on the track by accelerometry and image analysis

Equine Veterinary Journal Suppl (2002), 34 : 344-348

Leleu C., Gloria E., Renault G., Barrey E.