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PODCAST – Dr David Marlin interviews Emma Davies on Rider Sleep

Emma Davies is a Senior Lecturer (Rider Performance) at Hartbury University about Rider Sleep.

Dr David Marlin and Emma discuss rider performance and the important role of sleep!

  • Discussing previous studies and development of studies for riders
  • Safety – are you considering the safety aspect of getting enough sleep
  • Performance – how does sleep decrease and improve performance?
  • Decision-making – sleep can greatly affect this.
  • Emotions escalated by lack of sleep – how can your body portray these and influence you and your horse
  • How and why does our equine sport (and lifestyle) create more challenges for a good night’s sleep?
  • What is a ‘good night’s sleep’?
  • What can you do to improve your sleep?

Emma is one of our awesome Animalweb Experts!


Watch Emma’s other info on the website here:

Webinar – Coping with your horse’s injury: guilt, grief and rehab by Emma Davies and Dr Gillian Tabor

Webinar – Stats – Emma Davies




This podcast will go live on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Amazon at 08:00am on Sunday 12th May. It will also go live here on the website in the following few days.



09 Jun 2024


8:00 am - 11:00 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: 09 Jun 2024
  • Time: 3:00 am - 6:00 pm