Dr Thilo Pfau is a computer scientist by training, who achieved his PhD in signal patterning and process recognition. Thilo moved from a postdoctoral research position at the International Computer Science Institute in Berkeley, California to the Royal Veterinary College Structure and Motion Lab in the area of biomechanics of
Russell Mackechnie-Guire of Centaur Biomechanics discussed the prevalence and causes of rider asymmetry and the importance of the correct horse, rider and saddle combination at his presentation, given at the 3rd International Saddle Research Trust Conference in December 2018. It seems that riders have a poor perception of their weight distribution! Russell’s presentation
Professor Lars Roepstorff graduated as a veterinary surgeon in 1985, is the Swedish national team vet and heads the Department of Equine Studies at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU). His scientific work focuses on the study of equine locomotion with the aim of improving equine health and soundness.
We’re delighted to be able to share this keynote presentation, which was so enthusiastically received at the 3rd Saddle Research Trust international Conference. The full presentation is now available to watch online here Dr. Dyson’s presentation gives a detailed report of how an ethogram was developed to study the ridden horse.
A date has been set for the next Saddle Research Trust Conference! Keep 11th December 2021 free in your diary and look out for #srt2021 on Twitter. Thank you to everyone who supported the 3rd International Conference. We’ve had amazing positive feedback from our delegates, presenters, special guests and sponsors, All of
The SRT Conference and Research Workshop 2018 report has been published in Equine Veterinary Journal and is available via this link: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/evj.13088 Thanks to the valued support of World Horse Welfare, the publication is free to view by anyone.
Click here to view our March newsletter. Research Posters from SRT2018 – the award winners The Saddle Research Trust sent out a call for researchers to submit summaries of their work to be considered for a poster display at the 2018 International Conference. The research studies had to meet exacting criteria before
Click here to view our February newsletter. Saddle Research Trust Ambassador Award Winner: William Micklem William Micklem was delighted to be the first recipient of this prestigious award, presented at the inaugural SRT Gala Awards Dinner, which was held after the International Conference on 8th December 2018 at Nottingham University. He impressed
The SRT are pleased to announce the winners of the inaugural Welfare & Performance awards, as presented at the Gala Award Dinner on 8th December 2018 – voted for by you! Click here to view details of the winners.
The SRT conference on 8th December’ brought together the top researchers, equine vets, saddlemakers and fitters, equine body workers, biomechanics experts, top riders and trainers, and major stakeholders in the equine industry with a highly engaged audience of delegates who clearly support equine welfare and performance. It was a truly