The Equine Monitoring project, in which Prof. Ingvar Fredricson and his sons Peder and Jens Fredricson play an important role, has received EU funding for the second year in a row. The aim of the research group is to gain more insight into the healthy rearing of young horses.
In Sweden, a pilot project with a group of young show jumpers is in full swing. The group was followed for six months and several systems were tested to monitor their well-being. The goal is to know the long-term effect on horses growing up on large, hilly terrain. These horses are expected to lead a more sustainable life as a sport horse.
Among other things, drones are used to check the horses, fences and water supplies. The horses are measured, weighed and photographed after each season.