Take your business to the next level with the help of technology. Whether you’re looking for a low-cost advertising outlet, a gait analysis tool or a way to streamline your bookkeeping, one of more the solutions highlighted here can help.
What it is: A mobile directory that connects horse owners and equine professionals.
How it works: It’s a free download from Google Play and the App Store and works off a phone’s GPS software. The user pins a location on a map of the United States and sets a mile radius from that point. Then the app generates a listing of clinics, farriers, veterinarians, dentists, chiropractors, trainers, horse hotels, transportation, boarding facilities and feed stores within the specified area. Professionals can be listed in the directory for $3.99 per month.
Horse Side Vet Guide—Equine Health Resource
What it is: Do you have questions about horse health? This searchable app includes a growing database of equine health info and is conveniently available “horse side.”
How it works: The app is available in the App Store and Google Play stores. It costs $4.99 to download. It contains dozens of high-quality instructional videos and other resources that provide practical advice, suggested skills and questions to discuss with your veterinarian. It’s not a substitute for local veterinary care and it cannot anticipate or address all the subtle variations and unique circumstances associated with horse health.
Equo Equine Transport
What it is: Essentially, it’s Uber or Lfyt for horses.
How it works: Social media is filled with requests for moving horses from point A to point B. This app connects barn managers, owners and trainers with a ride. The app allows users to request a ride from any starting location to any ending destination within the United States and Canada. It provides a free quote. There is a screening process for drivers that includes a background check and approval of the rig that will be used.