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Charles Owen has announced a recall of the Limited Edition 4Star Cross Country Helmet with Chrome Buckle.The helmet is being recalled due to the potential for extreme corrosion of the chrome buckle, which may result in buckle failure. This recall impacts this model in sizes 54 (0½), 55 (1) and 56 (1½). Information regarding the helmet model can be found on the product satin, guarantee card or user instructions.
Original Post Date: 04/13/2017 - 10:49   |   Last Updated: 2017:04:13 10:49:28

Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce the opening of the U.S. Center for SafeSport, the first national nonprofit solely dedicated to preserving the safety and well-being of athletes. Its purpose is to enable every sport participant to thrive by fostering a national sport culture of respect and safety, in and out of the competition field of play.The Center has adopted a SafeSport Code for the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Movement that applies to its 47-member National Governing Bodies, including US
Original Post Date: 03/28/2017 - 12:30   |   Last Updated: 2017:03:28 12:30:44

Leesburg, Virginia – The United States Eventing Association (USEA) Board of Governors is pleased to announce the availability of funds for safety and educational projects. The Board is committed to finding innovative endeavors which will improve safety, offer new educational opportunities for USEA members and advance the sport of eventing.
Original Post Date: 03/28/2017 - 10:00   |   Last Updated: 2017:03:28 10:28:00

Original Post Date: 03/28/2017 - 09:58   |   Last Updated: 2017:03:28 09:58:29

World experts in equestrian sport and risk management met last weekend at Tattersalls (IRL) for the Fédération Equestre Internationale’s (FEI) Eventing Risk Management summit, taking a 360 look at minimizing risk in the sport. Olympic
Original Post Date: 02/20/2017 - 09:15   |   Last Updated: 2017:02:20 09:18:04

As year one of the USEA Collapsible Fence Study comes to an end, Dr. Suzanne Weaver Smith addressed the USEA Board of Governors at the 2016 USEA Annual Meeting and Convention on the progress of the University of Kentucky (UK) research at this halfway point.Dr. Smith leads a small, but mighty team at the University of Kentucky which consists of Mechanical Engineering (ME) graduate student Gregorio Robles Vega, ME undergraduate senior Lange Ledbetter and Shannon Wood, an equestrian and engineering physics student at Murray State University.
Original Post Date: 01/09/2017 - 11:03   |   Last Updated: 2017:01:20 11:47:21

The University of Kentucky (UK) study is focused on understanding the horse/fence contact and interaction during rotational falls as a means to provide insight into rotational fall prevention and requirements to guide the sport’s course and safety device designers. The team at UK would like to thank the donors to date. Their contributions have enabled our work to progress quickly toward accomplishing this year’s goals. We are very appreciative of the support and keep the donors in mind as we work.
Original Post Date: 12/12/2016 - 08:27   |   Last Updated: 2016:12:12 10:21:10

Equestrian Canada’s Chair of the Eventing High Performance Advisory Group and National Safety Officer Dr. Rob Stevenson joined the discussion on equestrian safety at the USEA Convention this afternoon with a seminar on The Eventing Risk Management Continuum.
Original Post Date: 12/09/2016 - 18:07   |   Last Updated: 2016:12:09 18:27:22

As the fall competition season is in full swing, the USEA Annual Meeting and Convention is quickly approaching! Join us in Fort Lauderdale, Fl. December 7-11 for a long weekend to discuss, learn and enjoy time surrounded by eventing enthusiasts. Learning opportunities are endless. There will be countless seminars, taught by industry professionals, to learn something new, or to learn more on something you’re already passionate about.
Original Post Date: 09/22/2016 - 10:15   |   Last Updated: 2016:09:22 10:24:19

You’ve seen those commercials talking about replacing your mattress after every eight years—after all, that’s a lot of dead skin cells, dirt, dust mites, etc., that gathers every night. And when it comes to your favorite pair of riding pants, you don’t think twice about replacing them when they’re starting to be worn thin, or maybe showing a little too much wear and tear. But do you even think about how old your helmet is?Go ahead, take a moment from reading this to find your helmet and look at the tags inside. We’ll wait…
Original Post Date: 09/14/2016 - 11:30   |   Last Updated: 2016:09:14 13:44:51

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