Support

Financial Support

University of Copenhagen - Financial support in form of PhD study grants has been provided by the Faculty of Health, University of Copenhagen to all projects in the Equine Cardiac Group.

"Foreningen KUSTOS af 1881" - The foundation has supported the project "Equine Cardiac Repolarization" with 10.000 DKr. The foundation also supported the project ”Induced Short-Term Atrial Fibrillation (AF) in horses” with 10.000 DKr in 2012.

Hesteafgiftsfonden - In 2012 the fund supported the project "Exercise-Induced Cardiac Fatigue in Endurance Horses" with 25.000 DKr. In 2013 the fund supported the project ”Induced Short-Term Atrial Fibrillation in horses” with 70.000 DKr and again in 2014 the fund kindly supported the project with 50.000 DKr. Also in 2013 they supported with 45.000 DKr. In 2014 the fund is sponsoring the project ”Treatment of atrial fibrillation in horses” with 100.000 Dkr.

Karen og Peer Kruuse's education scholarship - In 2011 they supported the project "Exercise-Induced Cardiac Fatigue in Endurance Horses" with 10.000 DKr. Again in 2012 they supported with 8.745 DKr.


Other Support

Gubra - Gubra has provided the option to perform the masters gubra logoproject
made by Lovisa K. U.  Östblom under the project "Equine Cardiac Repolarization" including the use of qPCR, laser capture microdissection and histological services.

Jørgen Kruuse A/S - Donation of blood sampling equipment and lending
of ECG recorder under the project "Exercise-Induced Cardiac Fatigue in Endurance Horses".

E-vet - Donation of clinical equipment for blood sampling under the project "Exercise-Induced Cardiac Fatigue in Endurance Horses".

Højgård Hestehospital - Lending of ECG equipment under the project "Exercise-Induced Cardiac Fatigue in Endurance Horses".

University Hospital for Companion Animals - Lending of ECG equipment under the project "Exercise-Induced Cardiac Fatigue in Endurance Horses".

Engel Engineering Service GmbH - Lending of ECG equipment and technical support under the project "Exercise-Induced Cardiac Fatigue in Endurance Horses".

Distanceudvalget, Dansk Rideforbund - Support of the project "Exercise-Induced Cardiac Fatigue in Endurance Horses", assisting with recruitment of volunteer private horse owners and riders as well as introducing us to an international network of endurance riders and competition organizers.

FEI The International Federation for Equestrian Sports - Giving their consent to conducting the study at FEI endurance events, all regarding to the project "Exercise-Induced Cardiac Fatigue in Endurance Horses".

Private horse owners and endurance riders in Denmark, Sweden, Germany, Belgium, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, the Netherlands - Curiosity and voluntary participation in the project "Exercise-Induced Cardiac Fatigue in Endurance Horses".

Professor Dr. Med. Vet. PhD, Dipl. ACVIM & ECEIM Colin Schwarzwald, University of Zurich, Schwitzerland - Sharing his experience in advanced echocardiographic techniques under the project "Exercise-Induced Cardiac Fatigue in Endurance Horses".

Medtronic Danmark A/S - Sponsoring equipment to the project Treatment of atrial fibrillation in horses”.

GE Healthcare - Lending of a monitor under the project “Treatment of atrial fibrillation in horses”.

The Royal Danish Guard Hussar regiment's mounted squadron - Providing the horses and facilities used in some of the work under the project Equine Cardiac Repolarization.