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Psychology and welfare of racehorses: the impact of stress on performance

Psychology and welfare of racehorses: the impact of stress on performance

It is now a few years since the question of the equine welfare, which can be defined, according to the IFCE (The French Horse and Riding Institute), as “the good mental and physical health of the animal”, is developing and taking more and more importance into the mentalities. Some studies have been carried out and initiatives have been taken with the objective to sensibilize about the subject. The IFCE has notably led a survey in favor of animal welfare, relating different subjects as the evolution of the practices in favor of the

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From Flemington to Ballarat: Dom Sutton’s Equimetre experience

From Flemington to Ballarat: Dom Sutton’s Equimetre experience

Our representatives from Arioneo in Australia had the opportunity to speak with Dom Sutton at his stables in Ballarat about his experience with and use of Equimetre. As young startup stable, transitioning from Flemington to Ballarat, data has been a strong asset in the team organization.

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Psychology and welfare of racehorses: the impact of stress on performance

Psychology and welfare of racehorses: the impact of stress on performance

It is now a few years since the question of the equine welfare, which can be defined, according to the IFCE (The French Horse and Riding Institute), as “the good mental and physical health of the animal”, is developing and taking more and more importance into the mentalities. Some studies have been carried out and initiatives have been taken with the objective to sensibilize about the subject. The IFCE has notably led a survey in favor of animal welfare, relating different subjects as the evolution of the practices in favor of the

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Heart murmur and performance: are they compatible?

Heart murmur and performance: are they compatible?

The cardiovascular system can be compared to a huge orchestra, and the presence of any structural defect can alter the functioning of the system and throw the orchestra out of harmony. A heart murmur is added to the initially audible heartbeat and becomes a false note in the orchestra, requiring the trainer to intervene on several levels.

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Breaks in racehorses: how to proceed?

Breaks in racehorses: how to proceed?

The break in a racehorse is a period of rest. With performance being the key to success, the importance of a proper break for horses may arise. In this article, we will explore in detail the concept of the ‘break’ in racehorses and explain why it is a crucial element in maximising their performance.

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Muscle memory in the athletic horse

Muscle memory in the athletic horse

During training, the horse engages what is known as his muscle memory, so that his muscles are able to carry out the effort almost automatically. However, the source of this memory is not in the muscle, but in the brain.

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Conditioning of the athletic horse

Conditioning of the athletic horse

The conditioning of the athletic horse takes place through physiological changes. During training, the body adapts to the loads applied to his various skeletal, muscular and cardiovascular systems.
How do these different systems adapt? What is the purpose of their conditioning?

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Conditioning vs training: what are the differences in horses?

Conditioning vs training: what are the differences in horses?

Conditioning and training are terms that could be confused. Although both terms lead to an improvement in the horse’s abilities, they do not have the same effects on the horse. This article explains the principle of conditioning and its effects, as well as those of training.

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RACEHORSE TRAINING MONITORING

From Flemington to Ballarat: Dom Sutton’s Equimetre experience

From Flemington to Ballarat: Dom Sutton’s Equimetre experience

Our representatives from Arioneo in Australia had the opportunity to speak with Dom Sutton at his stables in Ballarat about his experience with and use of Equimetre. As young startup stable, transitioning from Flemington to Ballarat, data has been a strong asset in the team organization.

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Navigating your data provider transition seamlessly: 5-Step guide

Navigating your data provider transition seamlessly: 5-Step guide

In the dynamic world of equine performance analytics, choosing the right data provider is crucial for maximizing your horses’ potential. If you’re considering a transition or seeking alternatives, Equimetre is here to ensure a seamless switch, enhancing your training outcomes without skipping a beat.

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Heart murmur and performance: are they compatible?

Heart murmur and performance: are they compatible?

The cardiovascular system can be compared to a huge orchestra, and the presence of any structural defect can alter the functioning of the system and throw the orchestra out of harmony. A heart murmur is added to the initially audible heartbeat and becomes a false note in the orchestra, requiring the trainer to intervene on several levels.

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EQUINE HEALTH & SCIENCE

The challenges of the horse racing industry

The challenges of the horse racing industry

Horse racing is one of the world’s oldest sports. With the sport trapped inside its conventional framework and developing laws and values, it is clear that this sector is increasingly struggling to adapt, flourish, and progress. What are the horse racing industry’s strengths and weaknesses?

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Equine welfare: a major challenge for the racing industry

Equine welfare: a major challenge for the racing industry

Horse racing has a long history and a strong cultural tradition in many parts of the world. However, today’s horse racing industry faces a major challenge: combining the excitement and emotion of competition with equine welfare. A number of initiatives are being implemented to promote more responsible practices, such as retirement and retraining programs and stronger doping restrictions.

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YOUNG RACEHORSES MONITORING

The role of data in racehorse pre-training

The role of data in racehorse pre-training

Racehorse pre-training increases the likelihood of success on the track. To maximize the performance of young athletes, racehorse trainers understand the necessity of developing muscle strength, boosting general fitness, and providing proper ground work.

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From Flemington to Ballarat: Dom Sutton’s Equimetre experience

From Flemington to Ballarat: Dom Sutton’s Equimetre experience

Our representatives from Arioneo in Australia had the opportunity to speak with Dom Sutton at his stables in Ballarat about his experience with and use of Equimetre. As young startup stable, transitioning from Flemington to Ballarat, data has been a strong asset in the team organization.

read more