Top 10 Blog Posts of 2018

2018 was full of new horse tech products and The Tech Equestrian was right there giving you first-hand information on the features, capabilities and advantages of each. As we experience the disruption of technology in our own consumer lives, the horse world is slowly waking up to the realities and possibilities technology can provide. For this year’s top ten blog posts - we looked at the highest page views to our site from each post to compile the top ten. From horse transportation to horse safety and performance wearables - these were some of the areas that interested you the most. If you haven’t had a chance to read, now is a great time to do so - a New Year is upon us and you don’t want to be left behind! Keep connected!

HYLOFIT in Action: Confidence Building on a Whole New Level

The Tech Equestrian had the opportunity to experience Hylofit in action and celebrate its official launch at this month’s clinic at the beautiful Millstone Farm in Wilton, Connecticut. Titled ‘Reducing Stress and Building Confidence in your Horse’ the clinic was led by world-famous trainer Tristan Tucker known for his TRT method and legendary equestrian and Olympic gold medalist Rodrigo Pessoa in an information-packed morning complete with watching them interact with equines in training with Hylofit, a wearable heart rate monitor to track intensity.

CAVALL: Delivering a New Equine Buying & Selling Experience

Juliette Silvain, founder of CAVALL and full-time student at Georgetown University is on a quest to provide equestrians with a new way to buy and sell a horse using the power of digital. Born in Paris, France, Silvain was exposed to horses at a young age, including her grandfather who bred horses in Europe. At age 20 and already 16 years in the saddle, Silvain is studying Marketing and Management as a junior at Georgetown with a goal to combine her love of horses with business.

Meet your 2019 TTE Advisory Board

The technology world is constantly changing and with change comes questions and new ways of thinking. I’m happy to announce that in 2019, you will not be alone when it comes to questions and ideas about technology and how they impact you and your horse(s). Join me on a journey with our 2019 Advisory Board members who come from a host of backgrounds, expertise and experience and who have developed exciting products/services; apps; and wearables to help advance our equines health, performance and safety along with building an exciting new community of connected equestrians.

Look No Further! New Blog Post Categories

Looking for horse tech solutions? With so many new products, services, apps, and wearables on the market it’s hard to keep track, so The Tech Equestrian added new identifiers to every post and has made the resource page even easier to navigate by category.

Horsepower Technologies: A Breakthrough Solution for Lameness

Fast forward to today and armed with a decade of research and development behind the company’s first product called FastTrack™, Horsepower Technologies Inc. is proud to announce the commercial availability of the world’s first rehabilitative orthotic device for horses. “We leveraged existing technologies from the aircraft and sports medicine industries to bring to a solution to the problems in the new, equine market.” explained Mouli Ramani, President and CEO, Horsepower Technologies.

Support a Horse Charity!

As we enter the giving season, The Tech Equestrian would like to recognize the following the charities that give back each and every day to the horse world in many different ways. I hope you take a moment to review their websites and donate this year to a worthy cause or at least share and follow to keep up-to-date on how you can influence and help in your own way. Feel free to DM with others you’d like me to feature!

Shares, Likes and Stories with Lucy Davis & Lindsay Douglass - Co-Founders of PonyApp

Competing in the equestrian world involves large amounts of time with horses and offers little time left to work on anything else, let alone a widely popular barn management and community app called PonyApp. And conventional is not how to describe Lindsay Douglass or Lucy Davis both highly accomplished grand prix riders and talented entrepreneurs. To learn how they compliment each other from riding to app demands and what makes it all work, The Tech Equestrian caught up with them at the riding headquarters of Old Salem Farm in picturesque North Salem, NY.

A Quest for GOLD: WEG 2018 pictorial (part 1)

The years, months, weeks and hours planning and training for this event are immense, but what made it all worth it was that this event brought together some of the most talented and experienced equestrians and their equine athletes from around the world in a quest for the top of the podium and the admiration from their country’s fans. The Tech Equestrian had the opportunity and pleasure of experiencing this moment to cheer on the USA team and watch in amazement how each horse and rider team executed technical and some of the biggest jumps known to the sport at 1.65m in height.

THE EQUESTRIAN: Delivering a Robust Horse Care and Community App for the Horse World

From living across the street from a premier Quarter Horse ranch, McCloud Quarter Horses as a young boy in Minnesota to building his own Quarter Horse ranch as an adult, Patrick Husting, software developer, Internet entrepreneur and horseman is on a journey to give back to the horse world by introducing a full featured digital horse care and community app named The Equestrian. “I’ve had a very rewarding career with creating and building businesses in the tech space to now afford to live a balanced and horse-filled life,” said Husting in a recent phone interview with The Tech Equestrian.