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PARIS, France: There are many intelligent and sophisticated riders looking for new ways to measure their performance goals. As is the case with Zakaria Antar, CEO and co-founder of Seaver, a former semi-professional rider who used to train with Abdelkebir Ouaddar. “I realized that aside from trusting my coach, there was no precise and scientific way for me to measure my progress,” explained Zakaria. Luckily with technology becoming more accessible and part of our culture, he found a way to monitor progress, performance, and most importantly his horses’ well-being through a product he co-founded called Seaver. After three years in development, Seaver’s first product was launched in April 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!
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.
The Tech Equestrian recently caught up with Alexa Anthony, CEO of Magic AI Corporation and parent company to StableGuard™ to find out more about how their monitoring and alert digital system is transforming horse safety.
International equestrian and technology entrepreneur, Pablo Jimenez Godoy is onto something big. As co-creator of the Staller app, Pablo shared exciting new developments for the business in a recent interview with The Tech Equestrian that includes building a new digital platform that will transform the horse show world, as we know it. But let’s start with a little background…
“In 2015, I was trying to figure out when one of my horses had his Coggins and thought to myself with so much technology available, there ought to be a better way to keep track of my horses’ healthcare records,” said Ellen Eakin, Founder and President of EquestFile.
If you ever want to experience the 'best of the best' in the world of highly competitive Grand Prix show jumping, I strongly recommend attending a Longines event. As I made the hour long drive from my home (which was so nice to be close by) and not sure what to expect...
“We are creating an app that will be fun to use!”
The app is geared toward the performance equestrian – a hybrid of amateur and professional. “The app will provide a holistic picture of your horse’s health, performance and care,” said Schwab.
Over the past two months The Tech Equestrian has interviewed some of the most innovative equine technology software, apps and products that are on the market or are in pre-launch mode. Check out what these cutting-edge solution providers are saying about the future of equine tech.