Horse Trial, Kapunda

Trial Name Horse Trial.

Trial Date

March 2019.

Trial Period



To understand the drinking habits of horses.


Horse yards.

Water Type

Bore water (no analysis undertaken).

Algae issues

Yes, minimal algae.

Stock type

Campdraft horses.

Cleaning frequency (pre-trial)


Trial Clarification 

As opposed to other trials focused on larger, longer troughs, horses drink from round, bowl-shaped troughs. Water meters were fitted to two water trough bowls, as well as a motion active camera.


Trial Comments 

  • The client is currently conducting the trial and has observed some interesting traits related to the horses' drinking habits so far.

  • More information will be collated on this trial as it progresses in the near future.