Posts tagged heart rate
Fueled by Passion Eliane Cordia van Reesma Innovates, Educates and Caffeinates

Like many busy women, Eliane Cordia van Reesma runs on caffeine, passion, guilt and a little sleep. After all, she’s a mother of three, an entrepreneur, a wife, a business owner, and a professional dressage trainer and competitor. “I think we all understand the difficulties with being a mom and a business woman,” she said. “There’s a lot of guilt – for sure with the mom side. But hey, it’s good for kids to see us work, and to work in what we love and are passionate about.”

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Hylofit Partners With Boyd Martin Clinic

Hylofit geared up riders at the Boyd Martin Clinic on December 11th at Fox Race Farm in Millbrook, NY. The clinic was coordinated by Booli Selmyar. Booli, an advanced eventing rider and owner and trainer of Fox Valley Sport Horses, is an early adopter of the Hylofit system. Hylofit, a wireless heart rate monitor for both horse and rider, tracks ride performance and provides insights to improve training results and promote the overall health and wellbeing of your horse. Booli rides several horses a day and understands how each horse has different levels of fitness and training needs. Hylofit helps her manage the diversity of training and understand its effectiveness.

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Northwestern University's Equestrian Team Jumps Into The New Year With Hylofit

How would you feel if, on the first morning of a horse show, you walked into the show office - prepared to pay for stalls or shavings or add a class to your schedule - and the steward told you that instead of riding your own horse, you were going to draw a horse’s name out of a hat, get on, and go? Does that get your heart pumping a bit? Well, that’s the reality that all of my intercollegiate riders live with as part of Northwestern University’s Equestrian Team. As their coach, I walk a fine line between trainer, cheerleader, and psychologist for exactly that heart-pumping piece - my riders never know what they’re going to get on when they get to a show, so how do I prepare them effectively at home?

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Know Your Ride Deeper With Alexandra Reid

Have you ever wondered to yourself… Is my horse fit?... Is the training that I am providing to my horse too much? Or not enough? Thanks to Hylofit, all of this guessing can now be put to rest. The system is a wearable device for both horse and rider. It uses heart rate to track performance and provide insights to improve training results and promote the overall health and wellbeing of your horse. The information that is gathered can be seen on the Hylofit app where you can review your intensity score and look back at historical training results. The app even provides a calendar view and activity graph, which allows you to track performance over time. Hylofit helps riders reach their goals with their horses by making hidden information about their training more visible. 

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Believe In The Magic Of Hylofit

On December 14th, Hylofit came together with upper-level eventer Chelsea Kolman at her facility, Dauntless Performance Horses, in Versailles, Kentucky for a holiday celebration and demonstration. Unlike other barns in the area, Chelsea’s barn focuses on the unwanted horse and building confidence in the rider. Horses come in all shapes, sizes, breeds, and disciplines and because of this, Chelsea has become the girl who will take the dangerous horse, the blind horse, the broken horse, and really just any horse. No horse goes unnoticed in this program and Chelsea prides herself on listening to the each individual animal. 

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Reducing Stress And Building Confidence In Your Horse

On December 1st, Hylofit paired with the creator of the TRT Method, Tristan Tucker, and jumping Olympic gold medalist Rodrigo Pessoa. The pair came together to deliver a unique equine clinic, focused on ways to reduce stress and build confidence in horses. The event was a sold-out hit! Hylofit, a new system that uses heart rate to track performance, set fitness goals and promote the well-being of horse and rider, was a key component of the show. Have you ever wondered… Am I pushing my horse too hard?  Or, am I not pushing my horse hard enough? Hylofit provides the answers to these questions.

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Hylofit & A Great Support System Helped Me Gain Confidence In Myself

Brynn Jones is an event rider who holds a warm spot in her heart for off track thoroughbreds. Brynn recently joined Hylofit in a Sales role where she will split her time between Lexington, Kentucky and Ocala, Florida. She has been using Hylofit for several months to train her horses in preparation for the winter season and is excited to head to Ocala, Florida in the coming weeks. Hylofit makes her feel confident that she will be able to attain her goals because she will have real-time insights into her horse's well-being. Brynn will then be able to share these rides with her trainer to come up with the appropriate plan to reduce stress for both herself and her horse, which will help get the pair fit as they move up the levels.  This is Brynn’s story with her horse, Preacher’s Son.

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In The Saddle With Alexa Pessoa

If you are familiar with the amateur jumper division then you may know Alexa Pessoa. Alexa has been competing for most of her life and is well-versed in the training required to compete at a high level. This summer Alexa started working with Hylofit, using it to better understand the impact of her training. We reached out to Alexa to understand how she has incorporated Hylofit into her daily routine and how she uses it to prepare for the stress of competition.

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Hylofit Helps Ease A Mind In Colic Scare

For those of you who are unfamiliar with Hylofit, this is a new wireless heart rate monitor for both horse and rider. Hylofit tracks your ride performance and provides insights to improve training results and promote the overall health and wellbeing of your horse. You might ask, why should I care about my horse’s heart rate? Changes to a horse’s heart rate can be an indication of overexertion, stress or pain. Specifically, monitoring your horse’s resting heart rate (RHR) could provide early detection of illness or injury. You can use these insights for better communication and overall partnership with your horse.

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Hylofit’s Official Launch At Equine Affaire

Equine Affaire, the largest horse-related trade show in the east, was the perfect venue to launch Hylofit, the new equine wearable for horse and rider on November 8th, 2018. For equestrians who have never been to this gigantic horse affair before, you definitely need to mark your calendars! Equine Affaire you can experience a wealth of equestrian products at extremely reasonable prices. Beyond the amazing shopping, you can then walk over to one of the many clinics that are going on throughout the day.

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Hylofit's Special Demonstration at the American Gold Cup

For those unfamiliar, the American Gold Cup is one the most well respected and iconic equestrian events in the world of show jumping. Thus, this was the perfect venue to show spectators how Hylofit is an easy to use wireless wearable for both horse and rider. Hylofit gives immediate in ride feedback to those in the irons so that informed training decisions can be made from the saddle.

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