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Implementation of Horse Gait and Riding Aids for Horseback Riding Robot Simulator HRB-1

승마 로봇 시뮬레이터 HRB-1을 위한 말의 보행 및 부조의 구현

  • Received : 2011.11.15
  • Accepted : 2011.12.20
  • Published : 2012.03.01

Abstract

Horse riding is widely recognized as a valuable form of education, exercise and therapy. But, the injuries observed in horse riding range from very minor injuries to fatalities. In order to reduce these injuries, the effective horseback riding simulator is required. In this paper, we proposed the implementation method of horse gait and riding aids for horseback riding robot simulator HRB-1. For implementation of horse gait to robot simulator, we gathered and modified real motion data of horse. We obtained two main frequencies of each gait by frequency analysis, and then simple sinusoidal functions are acquired by genetic algorithm. In addition, we developed riding aids system including hands, leg, and seat aids. With the help of a developed robotic system, beginners can learn the skill of real horse riding without the risk of injury.

Acknowledgement

Grant : 광역경제권 선도산업 육성사업

Supported by : 지식경제부

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