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John Ortiz’s Equimetre experience

John Ortiz’s Equimetre experience

We had the chance to talk with John Ortiz, thoroughbred trainers in the United States. He shared with us his experience with EQUIMETRE, and how he integrated it into their daily work with horses.

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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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Michael Keady’s Equimetre experience

Michael Keady’s Equimetre experience

We had the chance to talk with Michael Keady, co trainer at Murphy and Keady Racing. He shared with us his experience with Equimetre, and how he integrated it into their daily work with horses.

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Tom Fanshawe’s Equimetre experience

Tom Fanshawe’s Equimetre experience

We had the chance to talk with Tom Fanshawe, assistant trainer for James Fanshawe in Newmarket. He shared with us his experience with Equimetre, and how he integrated it into their daily work with horses.

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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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EQUINE PHYSIOLOGY

Muscular physiology in the athletic horse

Muscular physiology in the athletic horse

Muscular physiology in the horse athlete is an important factor to study when interested in his training. Indeed, the muscles participate in various functions essential to the horse’s life (breathing, digestion…) and to its adaptation to the surrounding environment. The muscles are part of the different components that contribute to the performance of the horse athlete as they fulfill locomotion purposes: a horse that is ideally muscled will have a better chance of winning a race.

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ECG of the athletic horse

ECG of the athletic horse

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.

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RACEHORSE TRAINING MONITORING

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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Speed markers: what are the indicators for a racehorse?

Speed markers: what are the indicators for a racehorse?

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.

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EQUINE HEALTH & SCIENCE

YOUNG RACEHORSES MONITORING

4 elements to objectivize when training young horses

4 elements to objectivize when training young horses

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.

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Michael Keady’s Equimetre experience

Michael Keady’s Equimetre experience

We had the chance to talk with Michael Keady, co trainer at Murphy and Keady Racing. He shared with us his experience with Equimetre, and how he integrated it into their daily work with horses.

read more
Tom Fanshawe’s Equimetre experience

Tom Fanshawe’s Equimetre experience

We had the chance to talk with Tom Fanshawe, assistant trainer for James Fanshawe in Newmarket. He shared with us his experience with Equimetre, and how he integrated it into their daily work with horses.

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