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Here you will find a lot of information to better understand performance and health measurements as well as tips about racehorse training and well-being.
Why should you care about tracking data?
Although the progress made by racecourses in terms of tracking systems is gaining ground, the interpretation of this data is not always obvious. What is a good time? How can this information be used for the morning’s work? Having good keys to interpreting this speed data allows for a finer analysis of speed skills.
The Breeze-up sales are an essential part of the racing ecosystem and are held every spring. Selling two-year-olds ready to race, finding a future performer carefully prepared by the best consignors: the Breeze-up sales bring together buyers from all over the world in search of ready-to-run performance.
During exercise, the acid-base balance of the horse’s body is perturbed. By using more oxygen and energy, his metabolism produces waste products that acidify his body. The body then naturally regulates its pH level in order to maintain this acid-base balance. How does the horse’s acid-base balance work during exercise?
Every winter, a new generation of racehorses arrives at the stables. How to follow the evolution of these two-year-olds during their first month of training?
During exercise of varying intensities, the different systems of the horse’s body adapt their functioning. In this article we will look at these changes through the respiratory, cardiovascular and muscular systems.
The horse’s body has three key systems to ensure its proper functioning: the respiratory, cardiovascular and muscular systems.
How do these metabolisms work? What roles do they play in the horse’s body?
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Health & Science
With four questions frequently asked by trainers, this article presents the essential parameters to collect in order to evaluate your horses’ fitness easily.
VO2Max is a key paramater to measure the intensity of a horse’s effort. It can be used to establish a race strategy, calculate the intensity of a training or to follow a racehorse’s performances over time.
Discover 6 key elements to analyze your racehorses’ heart rate data.
The electrocardiogram (known as ECG) is a veterinary tool that records the electrical activity of the heart. It allows to investigate and monitor the heart function of the horse by displaying the electrical activity of the heart.
The horse’s team encounter a major issue in the training of racehorses: how to find the balance between overtraining and under-training?
RACEHORSE TRAINING MONITORING
Owning a racehorse is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Seeing your horse run under your colors on a racecourse is priceless. This is an exciting and emotional time! With the emergence of data in the equine sector, this experience has become even more immersive. As a racehorse owner, data allows you to follow your horses’ careers and get involved in their training more closely.
Monitoring the training of your racehorses allows you to optimize the work and to perform a medical follow-up. Discover in this article how new technologies can help you to realize this follow-up in a relevant way.
Here is the case of a young horse preparing for a Breeze-up sales. He won two 1200m races in three starts, during the end of his 2yo year. The analysis of his data shows a very low heart rate that we will explain thanks to the analysis of his locomotor profile and an ultrasound of his heart.
French company Arioneo and Australian company StableWizard, both pioneers in the field of racehorse performance, welfare and health, are partnering to bring cutting-edge technology solutions to the global racehorse training industry.
This article analyses the treadmill’s influence on racehorse training, spanning from the physiological impact to the practical uses of this equipment, while discussing its limits.
What is the secret of this black device that can measure data on your racehorses to calculate over 300 parameters dedicated to health and performance management? Find out all you need to know about the components of the equimetre sensor.
EQUINE HEALTH & SCIENCE
Pulmonary haemorrhages in racehorses can have serious consequences for their health and performance. We interviewed Dr. van Erck to better understand them.
Atrial fibrillation atriale is frequent among racehorses. This form of arythmia decreases a horse’s performances and endangers their health. Discover how to detect and prevent it!
How can the monitoring of a racehorse’s heart rate help in detecting a myocarditis? Detect cardiac pathologies at early stages thanks to the longitudinal follow up of athlete horses.
YOUNG RACEHORSES MONITORING
The arrival of the two-year-olds in the stables is always an exciting and dreamy time for racehorse trainers. Training a two-year-old is the opportunity to detect within his stable a future crack capable of running and winning group races. Discover in this article 4 elements to be objectified during the training of the newly arrived two-year-olds in the stable.
Every winter trainers welcome a new generation of athletes to their stables. Find out about the data they need to analyze during their training sessions.
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Discover David Menuisier’s testimonial about his experience with Equimetre. What were the short terms benefits of this tool?
South African racehorse trainer, Peter Muscutt and his assistant trainer Mark R Naidoo agreed to share their experience regarding their data analysis journey.
Sam Freedman, racehorse trainer in Australia, has been using the Equimetre for the past year. Why did he decide to gather data? He agreed to tell us more about his experience with Equimetre.