ESTRIDE TRACKERS

Estride™ Tracker is an award winning multi-functional fitness tracker that measures everything you need to improve your riding and insure the health of your horse. Ideal for hacking, training, competition and/or any other activity in the equestrian field.

It can measure Training Time, Stride Count, Gait Pattern, Session Regularity, Horse Stability, Calorie Burn for you as well as your horse.

It can be used to help identify subtle lameness and rehabilitate your horse post injury, by measuring stride irregularity

Award Winning Horse and Rider Suite

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Fitness, Lameness and Rehabilitation

Pocket with Velcro attachment
Pocket with Velcro attachment
Holds nodes, attached to each of horse’s leg with velcro strap. Can be work with or without the boot. One size fits all.
Nodes
Nodes
Slots in the pockets, attached on each of horses leg and sends movement data to controller wirelessly
Controller
Controller
Holds data transferred from nodes

“Estride is a fantastically innovative product that brings benefits to both horse and rider, with a more accurate understanding of movement and potentially improved performance through better understanding.”

Highly Commended, BETA INTERNATIONAL 2018 JUDGES

*All measurements in cms

The Science

Decode The Silent Code

Pre-Processing

Trackers use inertial and magnetic sensors attached on each of horse’s leg to identify stride inconsistencies.

It tracks each swing phase to generate specific feature of stride for each leg.  By taking breed classes into account, the acceleration values of the different gaits are measured.

Training & Features

Software has been trained by 100+ samples of different breed of horses to make it more accurate. Below is n example of collected data from the sensor signals for all axes, including the calculated magnitude, from various riding session. The sample frequency of 5Hz is sufficient to analyze gait in walk, trot, canter and gallop.

The work flow is divided into several smaller segments, with three major sections pre-processing, feature extraction and classification. Gait classification using best in the industry technique using the features extracted.

Classification

Front legs and Hind leg features are compared independent and in diagonals to identify stride inconsistencies based on 8 point check using artificial intelligent algorithms.

Machine Learning

Estride implements machinelearning framework to identify the inconsistencies in each phase of the gait. This data helps the system to more accurately predict the issues and also identify rehabilitation. Our machine learning techniques using neural networks and decision trees not only helps identify potential issues but predict them before they might occur.

Injury & Lameness

Measure lameness where it starts and access equine leg movement effectively.

Trackers can be used in analysing horse’s stride pattern and any potential lameness during pre-purchase examinations. It measures

  • Frequency of stride

  • Impact of foot fall

  • Regularity of stride

  • Stride Pattern

  • Rythm of stride

  • Acceleration of stride

  • Stride swing phase and landing

Rehabilitation

It also assists with equine rehabilitation following injury or surgery, to return the horse to a level of function that either meets or exceeds the previous performance level, and monitoring progress within rehabilitation. You can see if the stride is improving or worsening after the injury/lameness with various technical modules within the software which are easy to understand and do not require any technical expertise.

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Recovery & Fitness

Fitness is directly proportional to performance. To achieve great performance, your horse athlete needs extraordinary fitness. Estride trackers also help you with

  • Gait & Transitions – Analyze walk, trot & canter pattern to measure time spent in each gait. See calories burnt in each gait and compare historic data.

  • Training Time – Track your daily active training time and compare with previous sessions.

  • Stride Count & Pattern – Monitor stride count and analyze pattern in each gait. Identify any inconsistencies in pattern and compare to previous data.

  • Horse Calorie Burn – Measure horse calorie burn during your training session, calories burnt in each gait and compare previous data.

  • Rider Calorie Burn – Measure your calorie burn during your riding sessions. Helpful for tracking your own fitness!

Trackers can be bought in various combinations and can be upgraded at any time. Buy trackers for 1 leg, 2 legs or 4 legs.

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Achievements

Set targets for calorie burn, riding time, gait duration and allow us help you achieve them.

MyEstride Portal

Anywhere/Anytime

Your data stored on your MyEstride (personal cloud portal), accessible from mobile, laptop or computer on demand.

Technical Specifications

  • Lightweight (Controller: 55g, Node: 45g, Boot: 100g)
  • High precision 9-DOF sensor
  • Long range RF Module
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • Lithium-polymer battery
  • Bluetooth operating temperature: -4℃ to 65℃
  • Other components operating temperature: -40℃ to 85℃
  • Battery Life: 4 Hours on full charge

  • Smartphone would require Bluetooth 4.0 module and an active internet connection to sync data to your cloud
  • To check if your mobile phone supports BLE (Bluetooth low energy – used to send data from controller to mobile), use apps available on the mobile store.
  • ESTRIDE ships with leather boot pockets with velcro hoop and loop strap as standard.
  • *Battery life and charge cycles vary with use, settings, and other factors; actual results will vary.
  • **Wireless range can differ depending on environmental factors such as interference.