CAVALTECH Ltd, Development of Horseshoeing Technology
Thesis DisciplineEngineering Management
Degree GrantorUniversity of Canterbury
Degree NameMaster in Engineering Management
CAVALTECH is an equestrian automation company, owned by the student, which aims to automate the horseshoeing process. Horseshoeing is the art of attaching material to a horses hoof in order to protect it from wear and tear that it would not be subjected to in the wild. Horseshoeing is very expensive, hard-work and inconsistent. This project is about developing technology to assist in improving the horseshoeing process. The report summarises the planning processes involved in the project, reports the results and then makes comparisons between the two. The project is testament to the need for adaptive planning when undertaking novel projects as well as the need to be efficient and effective with the time available.