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2013-07-11 11:10:59

Music type and tone change walkers' stride, speed even when beat is the same Personal tastes in music have little to do with how we keep time to a tune while walking, according to research published July 10 by Marc Leman and colleagues from Ghent University, Belgium in the open access journal PLOS ONE. Most people synchronize their steps to the beat of their tunes when they listen to music on a walk. In the current study, researchers found that even when excerpts of music had identical...

2013-02-08 23:03:38

This innovative customization is well evident in the Crocodile Gait Trainer from Snug Seat, now offered by Rehabmart. Available in three sizes, this gait trainer is suitable for children from two years of age to adulthood and comes with a plethora of standard and special options to perfectly customize it to the special needs of every individual user. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) February 08, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies, has joined...

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2012-07-06 21:43:10

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Robots are receiving a new pair of legs that are the most accurate to the human walking gait so far. Researchers have developed a set of robotic legs that they believe are the first to fully model walking in a biologically accurate manner. Reporting in the Journal of Neural Engineering, the team said they built the neural architecture, musculoskeletal architecture and sensory feedback that humans have into the robot legs. They...

2012-05-11 23:03:51

Easy Walking is a premier designer and manufacturer of gait trainers to assist adults and children who have an impaired ability to stand or walk due to an injury, disability or illness. The Easy Walking gait trainers may even help people to stand and walk, even though they might not be able to do either on their own, offering an invaluable alternative to life in a wheelchair. If a potential user does have some moderate lower extremity strength, these gait training development devices from...

2012-04-23 23:03:22

Fox Trotter horse trainer Erin Stevens will teach techniques for the trail and show ring in a gaited horse clinic on May 5-6 at 4 U Ranch, 319 East US Highway 136 in Lizton, near Indianapolis. For information call 812-720-0356 or 812-583-4646. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) April 23, 2012 Fox Trotter horse trainer Erin Stevens will teach techniques for the trail and show ring in a gaited horse clinic on May 5-6 at 4 U Ranch, 319 East US Highway 136 in Lizton, near Indianapolis, IN. For...

2012-03-05 10:00:00

Jenny and Tony Vaught will teach natural horsemanship for gaited horses March 10-11 at Rusty´s Walnut Creek Arena in Cedar Creek, Texas, near Austin. The Vaughts, http://www.forthehorse.org, are former Parelli instructors and winners of multiple National Ranch Horse Versatility Association and Missouri Fox Trotting Horse Breed Association championships. For details, contact Karen Affeld, Mikarma Farm, http://www.mikarmafarm.com, at 512-484-2915, or email karen(at)mikarmafarm(dot)com....

Flexible Robot Can Change Gait, Travel Over Various Terrain
2011-11-29 06:18:12

[ Watch the Video ] A team of Harvard University scientists have developed a new flexible robot that can crawl, adjust its gait, squeeze under obstacles, and slide its way through tight spaces. According to BBC News Science Editor Paul Rincon, the "soft" robot was inspired by creatures such as the squid and the starfish, and has "several" advantages over more rigid, traditional style machines that have wheels or treads, including a greater array of movement types and less difficulty...

2011-11-21 08:00:00

RFD TV's popular show Best of America by Horseback will feature Missouriâs Brushy Creek Lodge and Resort on Nov. 22 at 6 p.m. CT. Located near the town of Black, Mo., Brushy Creek is a popular equestrian travel destination and working ranch owned by George and JoAnn Becker, who also raise Fox Trotters, the state horse of Missouri. Ava, MO (PRWEB) November 21, 2011 RFD TV's popular show Best of America by Horseback will feature Missouriâs Brushy Creek Lodge and...


Latest Horse gait Reference Libraries

Tennessee Walking Horse
2014-08-12 13:49:36

The Tennessee walking horse, also known as the Tennessee walker, is a breed of gaited horse that was developed in the state of Tennessee in America. It was developed in 1790, when Canadian pacers and Narragansett Pacers were crossbred with American mustangs. The resulting horse was one with a smooth gait that was able to perform variety of tasks. Later, other breeds were introduced into the bloodline including Morgan horses, Thoroughbred horses, and American saddlebred horses. The foundation...

Standardbred Horse
2014-08-12 13:34:30

The Standardbred horse is a breed of horse that was developed in the United States of America. It was developed for the purpose of trot racing, which became popular in America in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Selective breeding began when breeders chose horses that would result in the fastest Standardbred horses as possible, including the Thoroughbred, Morgan, Hackney, and Norfolk trotter. One of the most influential early foundation horses for the breed was Hambletonian 10, a...

Spotted saddle Horse
2014-08-12 13:15:00

The spotted saddle horse is a gaited breed of light riding horse that was developed in the United States by crossbreeding small gaited pinto ponies of Spanish descent with larger American breeds like the Standardbred and the Morgan horse. Other gaited breeds were introduced into the bloodline after the American Civil War, including the Tennessee walking horse, Paso Fino, and American Mustangs. It was selectively bred for its pinto coloration and its use as a general riding horse. The two...

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