Approved grants 2021

On December 15th, the board of the foundation decided which project applications that will receive funding for 2021.

In the call for applications of 2021 there were eight new and eleven ongoing projects that were granted funding.

Project titel Main applicant Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
Strongylus vulgaris: Approaches for non-chemical control and novel diagnostic opportunities Eva Tydén, SLU 791 000 SEK      784 000 SEK      653 000 SEK    
A Human Side of Horse Welfare Petra Andersson, Göteborg uni. 291 700 SEK 616 000 SEK 315 000 SEK
Having a voice in the stable – a conditional right for young riders? Karin Redelius, GIH 929 000 SEK 957 000 SEK 965 000 SEK
Identification of Genes With a Negative Effect on Equine Health and Welfare: A framework based on whole-genome sequencing and bioinformatics for horses Sofia Mikko, SLU 975 000 SEK 998 000 SEK 956 000 SEK
Able to Ride – experiences of equine related sports and leisure activities among persons with intellectual disabilities Marie Gustavsson, Linköping uni. 995 000 SEK 910 000 SEK 950 000 SEK
Cannabinoids – Safe feed, clean sport and future potential in horses Matilda Lampinen Salomonsson, SVA 983 000 SEK 264 000 SEK
Diagnosis of parasitic diseases in horses using microfluidics and cell-phone based microscopy Jonas Tegenfeldt, Lunds uni 1 092 000 SEK 939 000 SEK 966 000 SEK
Too young to ride? A study of riding school activities for pre-school children from safety and horse welfare perspectives Susanna Hedenborg, Malmö uni
Oskar Solenes, HiMolde
964 000 SEK

957 000 NOK

985 000 SEK

982 000 NOK

1 006 000 SEK

1 008 000 NOK

Is there an equine ”jumper’s knee” ?  -An investigation of patellar desmopathy as a cause of stifle lameness in sports horses Marie Rhodin, SLU

Cathrine Fjordbakk, NMBU

529 000 SEK

413 000 NOK

544 000 SEK

481 000 NOK

521 000 SEK

472 000 NOK

A novel therapeutic option for treating horses with insulin dysregulation and preventing laminitis Johan Bröjer, SLU

Siv Hanche-Olsen, NMBU

300 000 SEK

257 000 NOK

291 000 SEK

243 000 NOK

315 000 SEK

217 000 NOK

Objective measurement of upper airway obstruction in Norwegian and Swedish harness racehorses Eric Strand, NMBU 804 000 SEK 804 000 SEK
New projects 2020
Project titel Main applicant Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
From negative to positive – New diagnostic to determine the aetiology of unknown viral infections in horses Anne-Lie Blomström, SLU 687 000 SEK 751 000 SEK 654 000 SEK
Drug Resistant Equine Roundworms   – novel methods for monitoring and control of resistant parasites Eva Tydén, SLU 776 000 SEK 948 300 SEK 963 300 SEK
Measuring rein tension in Standardbred trotters: are we driving with a faulty brake? Elke Hartmann, SLU 533 000 SEK 533 000 SEK
Possible formulation of a vaccine against Strongylus vulgaris Caroline Fossum, SLU 1 045 000 SEK 949 000 SEK 939 000 SEK
Anatomical description of the neuro-central synchondrosis: the structure that can explain cervical vertebral myelopathy (”wobbler”) in young horses Kristin Olstad, NMBU

Bjørnar Ytrehus, SLU

1 233 000 NOK
196 000 SEK
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, Högskolan Dalarna

Grete Stokstad, NIBIO

740 000 SEK

460 000 NOK

930 000 SEK

670 000 NOK

930 000 SEK

670 000 NOK

It’s all about the timing – teaching equestrian feel in practice Anna Byström, SLU

Sigrid Lykkjen, NMBU

800 000 SEK

248 000 NOK

596 000 SEK

223 000 NOK

ONGOING PROJECTS – Special directed call

Project Main applicant Year 1 Year 2
Pastern dermatitis in Dole and North Swedish Draught horses: occurrence, diagnostics and treatment Giulio Grandi, SVA
Ida Skaar, Norwegian Veterinary Institute
166 000 SEK 233 000 kr 
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