New Horse Monitoring Technology Reveals Unique Insights into the Behaviour of Horses at Pasture

Ruth Box, Trackener, looks at how the lives of domesticated horses vastly contrast with those of their feral ancestors. Factors arising from human convenience such as living in confined spaces, housing with fewer companions and reduced access to turnout and forage have resulted in sub-optimal conditions for most modern equines. How best to achieve this balance is a continual investigation and something the equine industry is heavily dependent on equine science and research to uncover.