EquiMoves News

18 January 2021

Presentation of EquiMoves on the Dutch TV channel NPO Start

The EquiMoves system was presented on October 25th 2020 on the Dutch TV channel NPO Start during the talk show "Tussen Kop en Staart" (Between Head and Tail). You can enjoy EquiMoves in action starting from minute 17:50 in the video below:    https://www.npostart.nl/tussen-kop-en-staart/25-10-2020/VPWON_1320587         
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15 May 2020

January 2020: EquiMoves trials in Florida

In January 2020, EquiMoves was used in trials with high-level dressage horses. The experiments were done in Florida by Hillary Clayton, Sarah Jane Hobs, Filipe Serra Bragança, Marie Rhodin and Elin Hernlund. The goal of this research was to understand better the gaits and movements of these high-level dressage horses. Using EquiMoves lameness-analysis software, the authors expect to be able to design training exercises to improve straightness based on an
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15 May 2020

The International Conference on Equine Exercise Physiology (2018)

The following subjects were presented in Lorne, Australia at during The International Conference on Equine Exercise Physiology (12 -16th November 2018):  The use of an artificial neural network to classify gait in Icelandic horses  F.M. Serra Bragança, M. Tijssen, V. Gunnarsson, S. Björnsdóttir, E. Persson-Sjodin, P.R. Van Weeren, J. Voskamp, W. Back and M. Rhodin    The Icelandic horse is a
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10 April 2020

May 2018: Measuring Icelandic horses

At Holar University, Iceland, EquiMoves was used for measuring about 30 Icelandic horses. In this study lameness was induced and the horses were measured sound and lame in walk, trot and tolt. The goal of this research is to detect lamenesss in all symmetric gaits
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10 April 2020

EquiMoves was used by Agroscope and University of Zurich for breeding purposes

In Avenches, Switzerland, EquiMoves was used by Agroscope and University of Zurich for breeding purposes. About 68 breeding stallions were measured with EquiMoves. The EquiMoves output will be compared to the visual scores of the judges. A genome-wide association analysis using these Franch-Montagne stallions classified with the EquiMoves output parameters will be used to reveal associations between some EquiMoves parameters and nucleotide polymorphisms
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