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Training

Thursday, 27 September, 2018

Understanding Seaver’s "Cadence" and "Elevation" features

Did you know that your Seaver girth or sleeve measured the cadence and elevation of your horse while working? But what do these terms exactly mean?? In this article, we give you the keys to understand these two features and their interests for your horse's daily work ☺ What is the cadence of my ...

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Thursday, 16 August, 2018

How to prepare your horse for the cross-country course? Throwback to the canter training sessions of Raphael Cochet for the Grand Complet

Raphael Cochet and his mare Shérazad were present at the Haras du Pin last weekend for the Grand Complet 2018. Unfortunately no ranking for them but a great clear round cross-country course in 6'44'' where they were able to use their Seaver girth sleeve 🙂 Let’s look back on the canter training sessions made ...

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Thursday, 9 August, 2018

Understanding Seaver’s "symmetry" feature

The Seaver girth and girth sleeve evaluate your horse/pony’s symmetry during training. But what exactly is symmetry? In this article, we explain how it is measured and why it is so important 🙂 What is the symmetry of my horse? Symmetry implies that both forelimbs and both hind limbs are used equivalently. A sound horse ...

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Monday, 9 July, 2018

Training in summer: what is the impact of heat on heart rate and performance?

- by Dr. Justine Guillaume, whom we thank a lot 🙂 - The heart rate is an important data of training, but it is easily impacted by external factors.  « Why does my horse’s heart rate increase with warm weather? » You probably already noticed that heat has a direct impact on your horse’s heart ...

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Tuesday, 12 June, 2018

Understanding Seaver's "Jump Height" feature

The Seaver girth and girth sleeve calculate the height of all of the horse/pony’s jumps during a session. The device has no way to know the height of fences or that of the horse’s forelegs. The measured height is thus that of the girth (or more precisely that of the device’s sensor), meaning the ...

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