Equilab: Horse & Riding App 4+

For riders, horses and stables

Equestrian Insights AB

Designed for iPad

    • 4.8 • 3.6K Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases


Track your rides and record every movement of your horse. Become part of the world’s largest equestrian network - for free!

Patrik Kittel, Olympic rider, says:
“A training tool like Equilab is valuable for riders at all levels and within all different disciplines. Riding is riding, and having an understanding of what you do in the saddle is important no matter what discipline you practice or what level you are at.”

Ride with Equilab to automatically track your horseback riding and get new insights into your training by simply having the phone in your pocket. Download now and become a part of the world’s largest equestrian network with one million users.

Capture Every Step
Get the awesome power to automatically record your training. Like an imaginary friend keeping an eye on your gait, beat, stride, distance...
Track your progress
Compare actions with results! Find patterns in your training that inspires success for you and your horse.
Come home safe
Share your position live from the saddle with your close ones. Let them follow you until you’re back safe.
Organize your riding
Plan and organize your riding together with your team! Check out what's happening at the stable and adapt!
Share your journey
Let your friends, co-riders, coach, and veterinarian know what you are up to by joining the largest social network for equestrians.
Bring the stable together
With all of your communication and tools in one place, everyone will stay up to date no matter where they are.

Why Equilab?
- You can focus on your feeling in the saddle while Equilab captures every hoof step
- Analyze your training pattern over time to optimize your progress
- Come closer to your team and share your trainings with them
- Collect everything about your equestrian life in the same place
- Plan and organize future events for you and your horse
- Stay safe when you are out hacking or ride alone in the arena by sharing your position
- Works for Icelandic horses
- Can integrate with HealthKit to export your trainings into the Apple Health app and read information improving the analysis
- Works with Apple Watch

Equilab automatically measures your trainings with the help of your phone’s sensors and shows:
- Gait distribution during your trainings
- Percentage distribution between right and left turns during the exercise
- Beat, stride, transitions and speed
- Time and distance
- Map of your riding tracks
- Energy consumption for the rider and horse
- Compilation of your training history
- Horse diary of your trainings

Subscription: Equilab Premium
The subscriptions include full access to advanced details about the training, weather history, an equestrian customized calendar, safety tracking and a lot of new upcoming features! Equilab offer one subscription with three different periods, 1 month, 6 months and 12 months. In united states there is 1 week of free trial and thereafter the price is 9.99$ for 1 month, $49.99 for 6 months and $79.99 for 12 months.

You can subscribe and pay through your iTunes account. Payment will be charged to iTunes account at confirmation of purchase. Your subscription will automatically renew unless canceled at least 24 hours before the end of the current period. Your account will be charged for renewal within 24 hours prior to the end of the current period. Subscriptions may be managed by the user and auto-renew may be turned off after purchase by going to the ‘Manage Subscription’ page in settings. Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication, where applicable. The subscription will renew at the same cost.
Terms of service: https://equilab.horse/terms
Privacy policy: https://equilab.horse/terms

What’s New

Version 5.221203.4346

Bug fixes and improvements

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
3.6K Ratings

3.6K Ratings

Hp Hannah ,


The most detailed and best horse riding app I’ve ever tried, I love how exact it can get! You can use this app for all levels of riding, say, you’re only taking lessons or you only lease a horse, it works so well! Of course, there are a few tweaks that need to be made, but it’s never going to be perfect. Personally, I think safety tracking and the Apple Watch version should be free. Safety tracking is very important, if you’re hurt and you cannot reach your phone to call, the person/people tracking will help you if they notice. I think it is a very good feature, but it should be free. The Apple Watch is so helpful, because you can wear it any time without having to put your phone in your pocket or in a pouch or something. But it’s not free to track from your watch either. It’s such a useful tool that could be used so much more if it was free. Other than these small things, I definitely recommend getting this app if you’re looking to see how far you’ve come or where you’re going with your riding experience. This app is great!

tallyhoeventer ,

Pretty good, but some features need improvement

I’ve been using the free version of this app for about 6 weeks. I have 2 horses and ride them every day (except on their days off of course). I love the GPS tracker and also that you can have multiple horses and disciplines to track. I do a lot of trail riding and fox hunting and like to see how far we went.
My biggest issue with the app is that it doesn’t “remind” you if you forget to finish the ride when you get off, so quite frequently I’ve already untacked and been to the wash stall before I remember we aren’t riding anymore. I really wish it would recognize that there is no action and pop up a notification to ask “are you still riding?”
Also, one thing I’ve noticed is that it really doesn’t always get the gaits right, for instance, I did 30 minutes of trot and canter sets on my Foxhunter yesterday and it says I walked for 20 minutes and only galloped for less than 2 minutes. I didn’t forget to end the ride, and I only walked for about 10 minutes total, so I know it wasn’t calculating walking while I was untacking.
Finally, and others have mentioned this too, there aren’t enough options within the discipline. I’m a foxhunter and there’s no choice for that which is a pretty popular discipline and really what I downloaded it for. I want to upgrade to the paid version, but I would want some improvements first.

Agentblayze19 ,


I do a fair amount of riding my own appendix horse, and driving a lot of different horses for CDE. So far, I’ve only used the app a handful of times with my Apple Watch, and I think I like it. I’ve used the app once for my own horse and twice for driving two different VSE (Very Small Equines). The app didn’t pick up trotting vs walking for the little guys, but I’m not entirely sure if that was because the route was in close quarters (as in, not over a long distance) or if because VSE paces are just too small for the app to pick up. I’ll keep using the app and if it’s easier to register the paces over a longer distance, I’ll update my review.

My initial critiques so far: Since I work different sizes of horses for driving, I wish it were a little easier to toggle between the individual equines. Right now, I’m adding new horses based on competition size categories rather than name (eg, VSE single, Horse pair, Lrg pony single, etc). It would be nice if the Apple Watch interface had small squares or something to choose horses from before initiating a ride. I know it’s an extra step but, since I am usually called upon to drive different horses in a particular event, it’s easier for my own record keeping.

So far I like this app and look forward to using it more!


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Safety Tracking and Calendar each semester
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Safety Tracking and Calendar each year
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App Privacy

The developer, Equestrian Insights AB, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Health & Fitness
  • Location
  • Contact Info
  • User Content
  • Search History
  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics
  • Other Data

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More


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