international horse training

international horse training services.

Dr David Evans has undertaken significant consultancy projects and research studies in countries including The United Kingdom, Japan, The United States, South America and The United Arab Emirates as well as throughout Australia. In addition to these countries, Dr David Evans is now available for consultancy in China, Hong Kong, India, South Korea, Singapore and Malaysia. Consultancy projects are uniquely tailored for each client dependent on their specific needs and requirements and can be arranged as short or long term exclusive engagements.

It is important to note that the vast majority of Dr David Evans' consultancy work is conducted in person, over the phone or via email. Dr David Evans does not use or endorse the use of computer generated software or programs as the most appropriate methods for analysing individual results and for generating and adjusting specific training programs. Dr David Evans uses highly advanced science based methodologies which have been developed over a 40 year period to analyse fitness levels, performance and development as well as to enhance and uniquely tailor far superior training models for each individual horse.

Dr David Evans will provide individually tailored consultancy packages for international clients on a medium to long term basis. All extended contracts are completed on an exclusive and in-person basis. Generally speaking, an in person meeting in the client's country of choice is preferred prior to the commencement of each exclusive contract. This meeting is designed to cover all specific aspects of the client's requirements as well as the client's specific goals for each racehorse.  At present, a minimum of 1 months notice is required for all international short term engagements and a minimum of 3 months notice is required for all international exclusive contracts. There are no associated charges for all lead up correspondence however international expenses (airfares,insurance, visas, accommodation, ground transport, and meals) are charged for in-person meetings prior to commencement of exclusive contacts. 
Please refer to the expertise and services section for a detailed list of complete consultancy services and exclusive contract arrangements offered by Dr David Evans. 

introduction to treadmill training.

Dr David Evans specialises in science based targeted treadmill training for thoroughbred horses. This introductory program is individually tailored for each client depending on their specific requirements. It is designed as a single program for trainers and owners providing advice and guidance on the correct equipment, technical aspects of the treadmill, the correct scientific use of the treadmill and how best to incorporate the treadmill into an effective training program. 

Key Components:
* Treadmill selection, set up and scientific use
* Comprehensive Treadmill Training guidance
* Initial Training Plan development
* Three full days of consultation plus email and phone support

Method: In person + email and phone support

Duration: Minimum of three full days required

treadmill training + heart rate technology.

This program not only encompasses the above introductory treadmill training program but also includes a thorough review of animal husbandry practises with specific reference to housing, nutrition and veterinary care plus detailed heart rate technology and thorough guidance on the correct use of this technology. Dr David Evans is a strong advocate for utilising horse heart rates as an accurate guideline to determine fitness levels and potential ability. The methodologies used by Dr David Evans when analysing horse heart rates are based on four decades of research, a trade secret IP and quite simply are unrivalled and unmatched. 

Key Components:
* Treadmill selection, set up and scientific use
* Comprehensive Treadmill Training guidance
* Initial Training Plan development
* Comprehensive review and assessment of animal husbandry practises
* Nutrition review and assessment
* Heart rate technology plus guidance
* Initial fitness assessment of all horses
* Five full days of consultation plus email and phone support 

Method: In person + email and phone support

Duration: Minimum of five full days required

weekly results advisory.

This program is an on-going remote weekly advisory service for the training methods and fitness assessment scores of each horse utilising cloud based software plus detailed score analysis and ongoing advice on training methods on a weekly basis. 
This program is designed for trainers and owners who are already technically advanced on the use of the treadmill and ideally who have completed the above full circle program. 

Key Components: 
* Establishment of file sharing software for weekly advisory
* Weekly analysis of fitness scores
* Training adjustments and recommendations based on scores
* Weekly phone consultation in addition to email recommendations

Method: email and phone

Duration: Weekly analysis and advice via email and phone

exclusive contract.

An all encompassing program. Dr David Evans is available for extended and exclusive consultancy covering every aspect of equine sport science including treadmill and track training, heart rate monitoring, fitness results analysis, targeted fitness and training programs for each horse; plus advice on nutrition, injury prevention and management, stud management and thoroughbred buying. This is a highly individual and highly customised program with a focus purely on long term results and success. Contracts range from 1 to 12 months. Please note that for extended and exclusive arrangements, a minimum of 3 months notice is required. 

Key Components: 
* Exclusive access rights for the duration of the contract
* Highly individual and tailored program
* A complete management plan covering all aspects of training with a particular focus on improving fitness levels, endurance and recovery times
* Treadmill and track training
* A comprehensive nutritional plan
* Injury management and prevention plan
* Weekly reports and results

Method: In person exclusivity + email and phone support

Duration: 1, 3, 6 and 12 months exclusive

speaking engagements. 

Dr David Evans has spoken at countless seminars for world racing bodies, universities, government agencies and not for profit organisations on a wide range of topics from thoroughbred training techniques to animal welfare issues. 
If you would like to enquire about having Dr David Evans as a gust speaker at your next event or congress, please click here
Generally speaking, Dr David Evans does not charge a fee for speaking engagements at educational seminars or for not for profit organisations. 

australian investments.

A new service offered exclusively to international clients. Dr David Evans can assist international owners on the purchases of new thoroughbred racehorses from Australia. Science backed techniques are used to identify high potential horses for prospective buyers. In addition, Dr David Evans now offers a comprehensive buying, logistics and training service for both new and existing owners wanting to purchase high potential horses from Australia. For international owners and investors wanting to enter the Australian market on a more permanent basis, Dr David Evans and affiliates can provide ongoing advice and guidance specifically relating to the Australian horse industry and gaming, stable management, training facilities, real estate and property guidance plus relevant legislative requirements. 


English is the preferred language with regards to communication, however an interpretation service is available in Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean and Japanese at an additional cost in most circumstances. Alternatively the client may choose to provide an interpreter of their choice. 

fact sheet.

Download our fact sheet below for a summary of information and services. 


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