Approved grants 2022

In the call for applications of 2022 there were five new and thirteen ongoing projects that were granted funding.

The main applicant and funding for 2022 in italics.

New projects 2022

  • Improving riding schools’ knowledge base to enhance horse welfare and human-horse communication (Elke Hartmann, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)) 711 000 SEK
  • Riding Schools as Future Learning Centers for an Environmentally Just Equine Sector and Broader Society (Susanna Hedenborg, Malmö University och Aage Radmann, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences985 000 SEK, 1 000 000 NOK
  • Does the energy we are fuelling the horses actually break the engine? (Malin Connysson, Wången AB422 000 SEK
  • Optimize canagliflozin doses – decrease hyperinsuliemiae and prevent laminitis (Carl Ekstrand, SLU och Cathrine Fjordbakk (Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)916 000 SEK, 429 000 NOK
  • Genomic Characterization as a Tool Towards Sustainable Breeding of Nordic Native Horse Breeds (Susanne Eriksson, SLU och Peer Berg, NMBU976 000 SEK, 339 000 NOK

Ongoing projects

  • Having a voice in the stable – a conditional right for young riders? (Karin Redelius, The Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences) 965 000 SEK
  • Able to Ride – experiences of equine related sports and leisure activities among persons with intellectual disabilities (Marie Gustavsson, Linköping University) 910 000 SEK
  • Cannabinoids – Safe feed, clean sport and future potential in horses (Matilda Lampinen Salomonsson, SVA) 264 000 SEK
  • Diagnosis of parasitic diseases in horses using microfluidics and cell-phone based microscopy (Jonas Tegenfeldt, Lund University) 939 000 SEK
  • From negative to positive – New diagnostic to determine the aetiology of unknown viral infections in horses (Anne-Lie Blomström, SLU) 751 000 SEK
  • Drug Resistant Equine Roundworms   – novel methods for monitoring and control of resistant parasites (Eva Tydén, SLU) 948 300 SEK
  • Measuring rein tension in Standardbred trotters: are we driving with a faulty brake? (Elke Hartmann, SLU) 533 000 SEK
  • Possible formulation of a vaccine against Strongylus vulgaris (Caroline Fossum, SLU) 949 000 SEK
  • Anatomical description of the neuro-central synchondrosis: the structure that can explain cervical vertebral myelopathy (”wobbler”) in young horses (Kristin Olstad, NMBU och Bjørnar Ytrehus, SLU) 1 299 000 NOK, 146 000 SEK
  • In depth understanding and visualization of socio-economic effects of the horse industry: Extending the BI-horse model for Sweden and Norway (Tobias Heldt, Dalarna University och Grete Stokstad, The Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research) 930 000 SEK, 670 000 NOK
  • It’s all about the timing – teaching equestrian feel in practice (Anna Byström, SLU och Sigrid Lykkjen, NMBU) 596 000 SEK, 223 000 NOK

Ongoing projects – Special directed call

  • FeNomen: Fertility in national Norwegian horse breeds (Ingrid H. Holmøy, NMBU) 1 156 000 NOK
  • Implementation of horse-assisted interventions in Dialectic Behavioral Therapy (Elisabeth Haug, Norwegian University of Sciences and Technology) 990 000 NOK 
  • Forages for horses from a feeding perspective (Cecilia Müller, SLU) 300 000 SEK
Finansiärer och samarbetspartners