The treadmill provides an ideal tool for interval training, in that both distance and speed can be accurately controlled and time greatly reduced in comparison to track interval work. The treadmill traditionally has been used as a research tool or in clinical diagnostic testing.
Allan just returned from another successful trip to Northern Farm in Japan. NF has had a great year having won the Derby, Oaks and Japan Cup with wins also in Hong Kong and a second in Arc.
Orfevre exerted an impressive late charge to capture his fifth Group 1 Victory.Full Story
Allan has just returned from a two week visit to Northern Farm in Japan, where he spent time examining horses in training, designing training programs for one of their new training centres and the development of rehabilitation and maintenance programs for horses returning from Japan Racing Centre for short spells.
First, second and fourth in the Yushun Himba Japanese OaksFull Story
Gullveig wins The Mermaid Stakes for Northern FarmFull Story
First, second, third and fourth in the Tokyo Yushun Japanese Derby.Full Story
My Bentley wins again for Michael Kent on Saturday, Vittoria runs third in Queensland Oaks.
Allan provides a range of additional custom services depending on your training needs. Additional training programs for specific racehorses, treadmill training sessions, courses on using training equipment for stable and training staff, and consulting services to Trainer’s owners and veterinary practices.View more »
Associate Professor Allan Davie has spent the past twenty years researching and studying the physiology of exercise and training with particular regard to the maximization of performance in racehorses. Allan is currently engaged in the design, implementation and assessment of racehorse training programs for trainers all over the world.View more »
The interactive Treadmill Training Program is proven and used by leading trainers worldwide. It allows trainers to enter training data and access immediate feedback on how the horse is progressing through the program.View Demo »
In the highly competitive environment of thoroughbred racing, trainers constantly need to be looking for an edge. My edge is science and I’ve had a great tutor in Allan Davie."
Allan combines his expertise in exercise physiology with knowledge of the thoroughbred racehorse and has introduced an innovative method of evaluating a horse’s fitness. This provides much deeper insight into how an individual horse responds to training and allows me to adjust their work accordingly. Allan has brought science to the art of horse training which is something I believe is simply too important to be ignored by anyone who’s truly serious about this business.View more »