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Hestesektoren i Norge og Sverige: Betydning for miljø, økonomi og lokalsamfunnet

Status: Pågående
Projektnummer: H-18-47-403
Kategori: Research program | Horse
Ansökningsår: 2018
Huvudsökande: Bjørn Egil Flø
Organisation: Norsk institutt for bioøkonomi
E-postadress: bjorn.flo@nibio.no
Telefon: (0047)95115617
Medsökande: Anders Larsson
Beviljade medel: 1 160 000 SEK

This project will study the social, cultural and economic impact of the equine sector on local development. Furthermore, ti will study the land and resource use of the equine sector and how it co-exist and collaborate with other sector and other land use locally. The starting point for social and cultural impact with be the riding school or other equestrian center, while land use, economic impact and local development will be studied on the municipal level. Six case study areas, three in Sweden and three in Norway, will be chosen and studied using mainly qualitative methods. The project will provide the equine sector tools they can use to communicate their positive impact on the local community, as well as ways to collaborate with actors and sectors with potentially conflicting interests, with the aim to minimize conflict and maximize synergies

Dette prosjektet vil avdekke korleis hestesektoren bidreg sosialt, kulturelt og økonomisk til lokalsamfunnsutviklinga. Vidare vil det studere areal- og ressursbruken sektoren står for og korleis sektoren best kan sameksistere med anna arealbruk lokalt. Den sosiale påverknaden vil verte studert gjennom rideskulane eller liknadene naturlege samlingssteder for hesteinteresserte, medan heile hestesektoren vil verte studert på kommunenivå for å analysere påvirkning på lokalsammfunnet, inkludert verdiskapning, arealbruk og mogleg konkurrerande ressursbruk. Seks samanliknbare case studieområder vil bli valt, tre i Sverige og tre i Noreg, og alle vil verte studert gjennom eit kvalitativt metodisk opplegg. Prosjektet vil kome opp med metodar som hestesektoren kan nytte for å kommunisere sin effekt på lokalsamfunnet. Det vil gi råd om korleis aktørar med ulike interesser kan samarbeide for å optimalisere arealbruken for å minimere konfliktane og auke synergieffektar og gjensidig nytte.

 

Antal träffar i projektbanken: 127

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Maria Löfgren, Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet (SLU)

Projektnummer: H-16-47-182 • Status: Pågående • Ansökningsår: 2016

Joint inflammation (osteoarthritis) is a common cause of lameness in horses. There is a need for safe and effective treatments of the disease. Blood derived autologous biological products such as autologous conditioned serum (ACS) and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) are used as intra-articular …

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Från unghäst till atlet -förändringar över tid av rörelsesymmetrin hos trav- och ridhästar.
Marie Rhodin, Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet

Projektnummer: H-16-47-178 • Status: Pågående • Ansökningsår: 2016

Many horses in training show motion asymmetries, but it is not known if these are due to pain caused by training; or due to individual biological variations. The aim of this project is to initiate three cohort studies where changes in motion symmetry will be monitored over time in riding horses and …

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Vaccination - ett möjligt alternativ till avmaskning av häst?
Caroline Fossum, SLU

Projektnummer: H-16-47-193 • Status: Pågående • Ansökningsår: 2016

Resistance against antiparasitic drugs is now an increasing problem. Despite a lot of effortd put on preventive measures, such as egg counting and selective treatments, there is still a need for alternative and sustainable methods that do not result in rapid development of drug resistance. The …

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Karbohydrater i gres og grovfôr til hest - Den gode, den onde og den grusomme
Rasmus Bovbjerg Jensen, NMBU - Norges miljø- og biovitenskapelige universitet

Projektnummer: H-17-47-287 • Status: Pågående • Ansökningsår: 2017

Grass for grazing or forage production contains variable amounts of carbohydrates, which often are described as the good (fiber), the bad (sugar) and the ugly (fructans) in relation to prevention, and development of diseases like insulin resistance and laminitis. There is a large variation in …

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Bakbenshälta hos häst - varför är den så svår att se och hur kan vi bli bättre?
Elin Hernlund, Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet

Projektnummer: H-17-47-304 • Status: Pågående • Ansökningsår: 2017

Correct assessment of hind limb lameness is a challenge, also for most experienced vets. This causes incorrect diagnoses and faulty treatment interventions which lead to unnecessary suffering for the horses and an unnecessary financial burden for owners and insurance companies. The aim of this …

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Hälta eller lateralitet: när är en rörelseasymmetri betydelsefull?
Marie Rhodin, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Projektnummer: H-17-47-286 • Status: Pågående • Ansökningsår: 2017

Motor laterality, such as left or right-handedness, is a well-known asymmetric phenomenon in both humans and animals, incl. horses. Concurrently, lameness caused by orthopaedic injury is a common cause for asymmetry. In our study of riding horses in training, 73 % had motion asymmetries, warranting …

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Objektiv gangartsanalyse og halthetsutredning av islandshest
Eli Hendrickson, Norges miljø- og biovitenskapelige universitet

Projektnummer: H-17-47-303 • Status: Pågående • Ansökningsår: 2017

Icelandic horses are increasingly popular in Sweden and Norway. Their strength lies in their unique gaits, however, in lame horses this trait becomes a weakness. Evaluating not only lameness but also the leg of origin for lameness in any gait other than trot is exceptionally challenging. Today, we …

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Är de för små för att rida? En studie av ridskolornas aktiviteter för förskolebarn från säkerhets- och hästvälfärdsperspektiv
Susanna Hedenborg, Malmö University

Projektnummer: H-18-47-383 • Status: Pågående • Ansökningsår: 2018

A few years ago, media reported on a 7 year-old girl who was killed during a riding lesson. The accident evokes questions about children, horses and safety. Children are small and horses big, and the horse is a herd and prey animal whose behaviour is partly controlled by instincts. Today, many …

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Identifiering av gener med negativ inverkan på hästens hälsa och välbefinnande: Ett ramverk baserat på helgenomsekvensering och bioinformatik på häst
Sofia Mikko, Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet

Projektnummer: H-18-47-406 • Status: Pågående • Ansökningsår: 2018

The overall aim of this project is to improve equine health and welfare by identifying causative mutations for inherited diseases to aid informed breeding of healthy horses. We will use a comparative genomics approach, combining whole-genome sequencing (WGS) and bioinformatics with state-of-the-art …

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Finns 'Hopparknä' hos häst?- en studie av patellardesmopati som orsak till knähälta hos sporthästar
Marie Rhodin, Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet

Projektnummer: H-18-47-393 • Status: Pågående • Ansökningsår: 2018

Soft tissues around the kneecap (patella) as a cause of equine lameness is an area yet to be scientifically investigated but that is often clinically treated with “alternative” methods without an established diagnosis. In human medicine, patellar tendinosis is a common verified diagnosis. …

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