The rider weight study is an outcome of the 2014 SRT Research Workshop. This collaborative project comprises a series of studies, investigating the effects of rider weight on equine welfare and performance. The first two articles resulting from Phase 1 of the project have now been published: Dyson, S. ,
The SRT Conference and Research Workshop 2018 report has been published in Equine Veterinary Journal and is available via this link: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/evj.13088 Thanks to the valued support of World Horse Welfare, the publication is free to view by anyone.
Click here to view our March newsletter. Research Posters from SRT2018 – the award winners The Saddle Research Trust sent out a call for researchers to submit summaries of their work to be considered for a poster display at the 2018 International Conference. The research studies had to meet exacting criteria before
Click here to view our February newsletter. Saddle Research Trust Ambassador Award Winner: William Micklem William Micklem was delighted to be the first recipient of this prestigious award, presented at the inaugural SRT Gala Awards Dinner, which was held after the International Conference on 8th December 2018 at Nottingham University. He impressed
Click here to view our January newsletter. Social Licence: what it is, why we need it, and how we can keep it. Roly Owers, Chief Executive of World Horse Welfare, joint conference sponsors with Wow saddles, gave a stirring talk at srt2018. Watch the complete presentation here
Saddle Research Trust Director, Dr Anne Bondi was recently interviewed by Come Along for the Ride, Australia. Click here to listen to this fascinating insight into her life and views on horses, riders and saddlery.
The SRT are pleased to announce the winners of the inaugural Welfare & Performance awards, as presented at the Gala Award Dinner on 8th December 2018 – voted for by you! Click here to view details of the winners.
The SRT conference on 8th December’ brought together the top researchers, equine vets, saddlemakers and fitters, equine body workers, biomechanics experts, top riders and trainers, and major stakeholders in the equine industry with a highly engaged audience of delegates who clearly support equine welfare and performance. It was a truly