GPS

Equibase GPS Tracking Systems Installed At Mahoning Valley, Penn National

Equibase Company has installed global positioning satellite (GPS) systems at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course and Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course and has been named the official timer at both tracks, it was announced today. Equibase also has systems in place and is the official timer at Woodbine Racetrack, Golden Gate […]

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Horses Still Need Turnout In Wintry Weather

Researchers at the University of Connecticut have shown that horses that live outside walk roughly the same distance every day, regardless of weather, indicating that the horses are not deterred by wintery weather. The study used four mares and five geldings that were turned out on a .85-acre pasture with small adjacent paddock area each […]

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Equibase Employs GPS Technology In Tests To Collect Workout Data At Keeneland

Equibase Company, in partnership with Keeneland and at the request of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, conducted a test at the Lexington, Ky., track to collect workout data using global positioning satellite (GPS) technology, it was announced Wednesday. Equibase currently has GPS systems at Woodbine Racetrack, Golden Gate Fields, Laurel Park, and Pimlico, and is […]

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Celebrity Designer Creates Fire-Resistant Blanket For Horses

A designer to celebrities like Hilary Duff and Serena Williams, LA-based Dalia MacPhee has created a fire-retardant blanket in an effort to help horses that may be affected by wildfires. In addition to keeping horses safe from superficial burns, the Equisafe Blanket can be purchased with a GPS tracker that will assist in locating the […]

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Equibase Installs GPS Systems At Several Tracks, Named Official Timer

Equibase Company has installed a global positioning satellite (GPS) system at Woodbine Racetrack, Golden Gate Fields, Laurel Park and Pimlico, and has been named the official timer at these tracks, it was announced today. Equibase’s GPS technology partner, Total Performance Data, is based in the United Kingdom and has more than a dozen tracking systems […]

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GPS Helps Researchers Better Understand Herd Dynamics

It’s easy to wonder what horses get up to when their people aren’t watching them — how they get along in the herd, and how horses with a known connection interact throughout the day. A Japanese research group recently used global positioning systems (GPS) on the halters of a group of horses to garner information on […]

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