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.

EQUINEGENIE: Grants All Your Horse Business Management Wishes

Spending much of his youth on a dairy farm in Vermont, Bob Valentine, creator of equineGenie, can’t remember a time he wasn’t around horses. Fast forward to present day, Valentine lives in Fort Collins, Colorado and has recently downsized his Arabian breeding operation. “The market is not like it used to be for Arabians, or many other breeds for that matter,” stated Valentine. The one demand that is starting to grow is the digital recordkeeping and better management tools for horse businesses. 

Top 15 Hampton Classic photos - Equitation & Jr/Amateur Owner Jumpers

The Tech Equestrian had the pleasure of attending the Hampton Classic the last weekend of the event and captured some of these amazing young equestrians and their mounts in the highly-contested $10,000 Hampton Classic Equitation Championship (blue ribbon went to Mimi Gochman) and the $15,000 Carolex Junior/Amateur Owner Jumper Classic (top place was Sloan Hopson). Congratulations to all!

GOHORSE: Your Go To Digital Directory for Stables and Services

From fond childhood memories of having her father lead her around on a pony, to living on a horse farm, Jenny Fudge hit the horse lottery and is now giving back to the equestrian world as co-founder of GoHorse with her mother, Laurie Massaglia. “I’ve been in the horse boarding business for 20 years now and I’ve been lucky to have had exposure to horses all my life thanks to my parents,” Jenny said.