Welcome to our page on how to use Stable where you can find out how many cool things you can do with your phone and your horse with this app.
This first thing you’ll see when you open up Stable is the home screen allowing you to add a horse or add one of our horses, just with the tap of a button.
Tapping on the “Get me Started” button will immediately add one of our horses, Willow, so that you can just get on with testing out how the rest of the application works. From here you’ll be able to add notes, vets and farriers and their visits, health items like deworming and fecal egg counts for the horse, and of course, go for rides. Tapping the add a horse button will allow you to add your first horse or another if you already have one.
Tapping on a horse on the home screen will then let you either go into the details of that horse, or just straight go into a ride.
When you go for a ride from the home screen it automatically goes into “freestyle ride” mode. This is the simplest type of ride in Stable.
While on a ride, it’s possible to pause the ride or stop it and then either save it or discard it.
If instead you choose to view the details of the horse, then you’ll go into the dashboard of the horse.
If you choose from here to go on a freestyle ride, then the application will ask you if you’d like to time your ride or not and be alerted when your time is up, or not.
If you choose the option to ride with a routine, then you can choose from all of the routines that are currently installed with Stable by default.
When going on rides, it’s possible to track your ride or not with your location. This allows you to track how long and how far you have ridden and where, that is shown on a map at the end of the ride. You can change this in the settings area. If you choose to turn on battery saver mode then the tracking will be a bit less detailed than if you turn battery saver mode off. This is useful if you are going on a long trail ride, but if you’re just in the arena and you’d like to track your movements there then it’s best to keep the battery saver mode off.
If you do choose to track your rides, then each time you start a ride then you’ll get a notification that your GPS location will need to be determined first.
From the home screen there are a bunch of options in the menu on the top right.
This will allow you to check out which veterinarians, farriers and notes you have saved. You can view the list of routines available and get to the quick reference help area, which has a link to this page. It’s also possible to view any rides that have been shared with you.
Once you have logged in, you can then see a list of rides shared with you. Creating an account only requires that you have an email address that we can reach you at.
In the horse dashboard the other important area is the health journal. The health journal area is where you’ll manage your vet and farrier visits, deworming and fecal egg count tests and vaccinations.
If you have any questions further or even feature requests, please feel free to contact us at anytime!