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Equine studies

Equine studies is the subject where the horse and the interplay between human and horse is in focus. It is a interdisciplinary mix between animal science and veterinary medicine. It includes knowledge about the biology of horses, and about hw to use horses as working horse, for sports and for leisure.

Det finns 117 sidor som är taggade med Equine studies:

HUV Nutritional and management factors associated with colic in horses

Data collection to increase the knowledge about nutritional and management factors associated with colic in horses Colic is one of the most common health issues in horses world-wide and can become


For horses The Animal Genetics Laboratory mainly carries out parentage controls. There are also specific tests for defects and coat colours as well as performance traits (Synchrogait). For large

HUV Haylage intolerance in horses?

This research project aims to map feeding, management and faecal composition in horses showing symptoms of a condition known as free faecal liquid, and to compare them with horses free of these

Spinal kinematics in sound horses at trot

Clinical assessment of spinal motion in horses is part of many routine clinical exams but remains highly subjective. A prerequisite for the quantification of spinal motion is the assessment of the

Movement asymmetry in young Standardbred trotters

Lameness evaluation of Standardbred trotters can be challenging due to discrepancies in observed movement asymmetry between in‐hand and track exercise, and between different trotting speeds. There

Equine-assisted interventions to improve quality of life

People with neurological disorders suffer from poor mobility, poor balance, fatigue, isolation and monotonous everyday activities. Studies show that equine-assisted interventions can improve their

Benefits and risks of barefoot harness racing

There is a lack of research on the benefits and risks of shoeing conditions in harness racing. Thus, our objectives were to: (a) investigate whether velocity times (s/km) are affected by racing

Effect of LED-light on equine wound healing

Light‐emitting diodes (LEDs) are commonly used for treating a variety of disorders in horses, including wounds. Despite its claim to shorten healing times, there is a lack of scientific documentation

Filtering techniques effect analysis of motion symmetry

Quantitative gait analysis in horses is rapidly gaining importance, both clinically and in research. The number of available systems is increasing, but the methods of signal analysis differ between

Tenoscopic method affect risk of radiocarpal joint perforation

The objective of the current study was to report the frequency of radiocarpal joint perforation during two proximolateral carpal sheath approaches and to investigate the presence or absence of a

Hippolog - kandidatprogram

This programme is taught in Swedish. On the Swedish programme page you will find information about the programme, welcome letter with roll call information, your course schedule, contact information,

Increased rider weight had no short term effect on horses

The influence of rider weight on horse welfare, health and performance is often debated. We measured the effects of increasing the weight of the regular rider by 15% and 25% on horse behavior, gait