All tagged equine tech

HEELSDOWN.COM: Digitizing the Riding Lesson Program

When Betty and John Messina wanted to do something special to celebrate their wedding anniversary they didn’t step onto a plane to go to a vacation destination or take a seat at the table of an expensive restaurant, instead they decided to sit in the saddle and take a horseback riding lesson. However, what they thought would be an easy, seamless experience of finding a nearby stable in Westchester County, New York turned into a two-month long process of emailing and phoning stables with sometimes no replies to their outreach. “The whole experience was very discouraging,” recalled Betty. They finally found the right stable, took their lesson and when they finished the lesson, they took out their credit card. “There was an awkward moment when the instructor asked if we could pay by check,” Betty said in dismay. In the age of subscription services and a multitude of ways to pay for goods and services digitally there had to be a better way. “It soon dawned on us, with our combined knowledge and technology backgrounds, we could solve this problem.”

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: Train Smarter

From myth to reality, Hylofit will become a breakthrough solution in the equestrian world as it launches later this year. The Tech Equestrian had a chance to get an inside look at the history, development, and plans for bringing this product to life with Hylonome Co-Founder, Kate Motley.

HORSENOTES: A Comprehensive Tool to Track all of Your Horse Needs

HorseNotes mirrors that experience when you download the app, delivering an easy interface with the main categories covering your horses, a calendar, journal, expenses and contacts.  Once you start exploring, the Horse Health page allows you to find and manage all of the key maintenance records with prescriptive visual icons and also integrates picture downloads for storing receipts and more on your smart phone.