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The time has come to take a stronger stance on the usage of frangible technology in the sport of eventing. We as the leaders of the sport have the moral obligation to say that the time for use of all currently available safety technology is now. With that in mind, the USEA Cross-Country Safety Sub-Committee strongly recommends that the FEI mandates rather than strongly recommends that all open rail fences, gates, oxers and oxer corners must be built using reverse frangible technology. The time is now.
Original Post Date: 10/18/2017 - 12:24   |   Last Updated: 2017:10:18 12:24:04

Riders4Helmets.com has teamed up with leading helmet manufacturers to host the eighth International Helmet Awareness Day on Saturday, September 16 and Sunday 17. Building on the success of International Helmet Awareness Day 2016, participating retailers all over the world will be offering discounts on helmets on these dates.
Original Post Date: 09/12/2017 - 14:58   |   Last Updated: 2017:09:12 14:58:44

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) Board of Governors has approved three proposals for the funding of safety and education projects through the funds which were set aside last year.  These resources have become available through sound financial management of the Association.
Original Post Date: 08/25/2017 - 08:25   |   Last Updated: 2017:08:25 08:25:22

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) has officially released an online test and certification for eventing Safety Coordinators. In accordance with the United States Equestrian Association (USEF) Rules for Eventing rule EV113 (4) all competitions are required to have a Safety Coordinator “who shall be responsible for the establishment and coordination of medical services.” The test features questions derived from the USEA Safety Coordinator Manual.
Original Post Date: 07/31/2017 - 11:38   |   Last Updated: 2017:12:13 10:14:40

In 2017 the United States Eventing Association created an online test to certify competition Safety Coordinators. The following test was developed for that purpose. All test questions are derived from the USEA Safety Coordinator Manual.
Original Post Date: 06/14/2017 - 13:44   |   Last Updated: 2017:08:08 08:58:22

The USEA Cross-Country Design and Fence Construction Safety Task Force is a dedicated group consisting of officials, course designers, engineers, organizers and competitors. The goal of the group is to constantly evaluate all safety aspects of the cross-country phase of competition including, but not limited to, design and construction of the fences and courses. Overall, the main focus of the task force is to reduce the risk of both rider and horse injuries and fatalities while in competition.
Original Post Date: 05/10/2017 - 08:28   |   Last Updated: 2017:05:11 08:46:04

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is pleased to announce it has partnered with equestrian data science company, EquiRatings, to implement the EquiRatings Quality Index (ERQI) at national level in the U.S.The partnership follows months of engagement between the parties which began immediately after the USEA Annual Meeting and Convention in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. last December. EquiRatings will work with the USEA on developing data analysis and implementing their predictive analysis tool to measure and manage risk – the ERQI.
Original Post Date: 04/24/2017 - 11:52   |   Last Updated: 2017:04:24 12:02:15

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

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