Research

Scientific Papers

Listed below are publications on research using GaitSmart™ Pegasus. If you would like a copy of any of these please email us your request. If you are planning any research that would benefit from using GaitSmart Pegasus to provide objective data please contact us to discuss your requirements.

QUANTIFYING WARM-UP IN SHOWJUMPING HORSES OVER 3 CONSECUTIVE DAYS
Tranquille C, Walker V, Hodgins D, Goosen T, McEwen J
Accepted for ICEEP 2014

 

AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE LIMB PHASING CHARACTERISTICS AND STRIDE LENGTH OF FULLY SHOD, PARTIALLY SHOD AND BAREFOOT HORSES.
M. Nahum and S. Attwood
Accepted for ISES 2014

 

COMPARISON OF MICROGYROBASED MEASUREMENTS OF EQUINE METATARSAL/METACARPAL BONE TO A HIGH SPEED VIDEO LOCOMOTION ANALYSIS SYSTEM DURING TREADMILL LOCOMOTION.
Roepstorff, L., Wiestner, T., Weishaupt, M.A., Egenvall, E.,
The Veterinary Journal (2013)

 

EFFECT OF CLOSTRIDIUM BOTULINUM TOXIN TYPE A INJECTIONS INTO THE DEEP DIGITAL FLEXOR MUSCLE ON THE RANGE OF MOTION OF THE METACARPUS AND CARPUS, AND THE FORCE DISTRIBUTION UNDERNEATH THE HOOVES, OF SOUND HORSES AT THE WALK.
Hardeman, L.C., van der Meij, B.R., Oosterlinck, M., Veraa, S., van der Kolk, J.H., Wijnberg, I.D., Back, W.,
The Veterinary Journal (2013)

 

THE EFFECT OF COLLECTION AND EXTENSION ON TARSAL FLEXION AND FETLOCK EXTENSION AT TROT
v. a. Walker, j. m. Walters, l. Griffith, r. c. Murray,
Equine Veterinary Journal, Sept 2012

 

LIMB PHASING ICELANDIC HORSES
Viktoria Östlund
Master’s thesis, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, 2011

 

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MINIMAL AND MAXIMAL RIDING INFLUENCE ON LIMB PHASING SYMMETRY IN THE SPORT HORSE
D. Sonneveld, M. van Koningsveld, M. Schreuder, F. Pille, W. Back,
ISES 2011

 

COLLECTION & EXTENSION
V Walker
BEVA 2011

 

CHARACTERISING THE ANGULAR-TIME PROFILE OF THE METATARSAL IN WALK AND TROT AND RELATING TO SWING AND STANCE PHASE.
Nankervis, K., Hodgins,
D.M. BEVA 2010

 

CHARACTERISING TEMPORAL PHASE RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN CYCLICAL LIMB MOVEMENTS IN EQUINE LOCOMOTION USING INERTIAL SENSORS.
Walters, J. M., Collins, S.N., Hodgins, D.M., Whalley, A.R. and Murray, R.C.
BEVA 2009
ENUTRACO Conference Abstract September 2009: A Method Of Measuring The Influence Of Rider Interaction And Training On The Temporal Relationships Between Limb Cycles Of Horses Using Inertial Motion Sensors.

 

VALIDATION OF AN ACCELEROMETER – GPS SYSTEM FOR USE TO EXAMINE DIFFERENCES IN THOROUGHBRED RACEHORSE STRIDE CHARACTERISTICS BETWEEN EXERCISE PROTOCOLS
D.J. Holmes,
MSc Thesis Department of Clinical Veterinary Science, University of Bristol

 

COMPARISON BETWEEN A SENSOR (3D ACCELEROMETER) AND PROREFLEX MOTION CAPTURE SYSTEMS TO MEASURE STRIDE FREQUENCY OF HORSES ON A TREADMILL
K Nankervis, D Hodgins, D Marlin
Comparative Exercise Physiology / Volume 5 / Issue 3-4 / November 2008, pp 107-109

 

VALIDATION OF A NOVEL ACCELEROMETER-GPS SYSTEM FOR MEASURING STRIDE CHARACTERISTICS IN GALLOPING HORSES
D.J. Holmes and J.R.J. Naylor
CESMAS 2008 Cesmas Validation Paper

 

STRIDE CHARACTERISTICS OF GALLOPING THOROUGHBREDS: DO THEY DIFFER BETWEEN CONSTANT AND INCREMENTAL SPEED EXERCISE TESTS?
J.R.J. Naylor and D.J. Holmes
CESMAS 2008 Cesmas Exercise Paper

 

Click on the link below to read about the ISES 2011 Poster Presentation: The Difference between minimal and maximal riding influence on limb phasing symmetry in the sports horse
poster ’The difference between minimal and maximal riding influence on limb phasing symmetry in the sport horse’ ISES 2011

 

Click on the link below to read about the GaitSmart-Pegasus demonstration at the 2011 ISES conference:
ISES demonstration summary

 

Click on the link below to read about research paper by Utrecht Uiversity, Koninklijke Vereniging and Ghent University on the use of objective evaluation of the locomotor performance of Friesian horses.
POSTER ISES FRIESIANS John_Voskamp[1]
Click on the links below to read about the ICEL 2012 Presentations: ICEL Poster