In this podcast Sue Dyson discusses her recent article on application of a ridden horse ethogram to video recordings of horses before and after diagnostic analgesia and Stephen Purdy discusses small herd behaviour in domestic donkeys. Listen to the podcast here. View the full article here, which will be free
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
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.
The rider weight study is an outcome of the 2014 SRT Research Workshop. This collaborative project comprises a series of studies, investigating the effects of rider weight on equine welfare and performance. The first two articles resulting from Phase 1 of the project have now been published: Dyson, S. ,