Fighter-jet technology will be used to help British Equestrian Federation competition horses travel in safety and comfort. The Equus-Sense Unit, made by BAE Systems, allows for the monitoring of temperature, dust level, sound, humidity and oxygen in equine compartments; it's believed that the ability to monitor these things will help mitigate their impact on horses, allowing them to arrive at competitions in top condition.
The monitoring unit can be used in any environment horses travel in, including trailers and planes; it uses sensor systems similar to those used to monitor cockpit conditions in combat aircraft. These sensors are used to keep fighter pilots comfortable and are hoped to offer British horses an advantage at competitions.
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