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Evaluating Saddle Fit – Dr Anne Bondi, Saddle Research Trust – Webinar Replay

This replay of this important professional saddle fit checking webinar was originally hosted by the MSFC Society and is aimed at Saddle Fitters, Veterinarians, Equine Therapists, Equitation Coaches, trainers and competition riders as well as horse owners. It was very well received by all attendees. In this link to the replay, Dr Anne Bondi, Director […]

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Gait Abnormality

Understanding gait abnormalities and behaviour in the ridden horse

Dr. Anne Bondi BHSI, PGDip, PhD, Director, Saddle Research Trust In a 2-part article published in our newsletters last year, I described how, through a progressive series of 12 published research studies, the Ridden Horse Pain Ethogram (RHpE) was first developed and then successfully applied to assist pain recognition in clinical cases and in further

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How recognition of ridden horse pain

How recognition of ridden horse pain behaviour has proved its usefulness in the advancement of equine welfare and performance

Ridden Horse Pain Ethogram Part 2: Application of the Ridden Horse Pain Ethogram in the field The series of seven developmental studies produced a Ridden Horse Pain Ethogram (RHpE) that provided a useful tool for determining the presence of musculoskeletal pain in ridden horses performing poorly. The next step was to determine if it could

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