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Podcast – Balance Pads – research review by Dr Gillian Tabor

Dr Gillian Tabor reviews a recently published paper on the effects of using balance pads.

In this paper, the research team measured the postural sway and multifidus cross-sectional area after standing a horse on pads for 5 minutes, 5 days a week for 4 weeks.


Cathcart, J., Ellis, K.L. and Moorman, V.J., 2024. Short term use of balance pads on postural sway and musculus multifidus cross sectional area in horses. Journal of Equine Rehabilitation, p.100006.



This podcast will go live on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Amazon at 08:00am on Saturday 6th January. It will also go live here in the following few days.



18 Feb 2024


8:00 am - 11:00 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: 18 Feb 2024
  • Time: 3:00 am - 6:00 pm