Natural disasters can strike anywhere at any time, and pet owners have the added responsibility of including their animals in their emergency plans. When your pet is a horse, planning requires even more consideration, so The Homes for Horses Coalition is offering horse owners tips for protecting their equine companions in the event of a disaster.
Original Post Date: 10/01/2013 - 15:33 | Last Updated: Tue, 2013-10-01 18:00
In light of recent infectious disease outbreaks, USEA is asking riders and organizers to take a pro-active approach to prevent the introduction of disease by implementing various biosecurity measures. We are hopeful that everyone in the impacted areas will kindly participate. The best protection starts with you, the following are some recommended biosecurity measures to help keep all horses safe.
Original Post Date: 06/12/2013 - 16:20 | Last Updated: Wed, 2013-06-12 16:32
Riders4Helmets.com has teamed up with leading helmet manufacturers to host International Helmet Awareness Day 2013 on Saturday June 22nd. Building on the success of International Helmet Awareness Day 2012, participating retailers all over the world will be offering discounts on helmets to equestrians on this day. The riders4helmets campaign was founded in 2010 as a direct result of Olympian Courtney King-Dye's accident with the aim of educating equestrians on the benefits of wearing a properly fitting, secured and certified helmet.
Original Post Date: 05/31/2013 - 14:41 | Last Updated: Thu, 2013-06-06 15:02
As a sportsman, we can test ourselves at home, but it is only when we test ourselves at local, national or even international shows or events that we can really know how good we are. It is the same with helmets; the best can be tested anywhere in the world and pass with flying colours.
Original Post Date: 03/06/2013 - 10:44 | Last Updated: Wed, 2013-03-06 10:49
Lexington, KY (February 18th, 2013)—The popular helmet awareness campaign Riders4Helmets, is pleased to announce the winners of the 2012 Craig Ferrell M.D Equestrian Safety Awards. The award winners were an excellent representation of equestrians all over the world.
Original Post Date: 02/19/2013 - 13:34 | Last Updated: Tue, 2013-02-19 13:35
The MIM Safe New Era Clip and Pin have become the first cross-country jump safety fixings to pass the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI)'s new approvals scheme for frangible devices in the discipline of eventing.The landmark certifications mean the MIM Clip (FEI101SWE) and Pin (FEI102SWE) are currently the only devices permitted for use on frangible cross-country obstacles at FEI competitions worldwide, under the new FEI eventing rule (546.2.4.) which came into force on January 1, 2013.
Original Post Date: 02/11/2013 - 09:56 | Last Updated: Mon, 2013-02-11 09:56
Eventing moved a step nearer to achieving an international vision for the sport when National Safety Officers (NSOs) from 22 nations were able to pool ideas and experiences at their sixth annual Risk Management Seminar, which was hosted by the Italian Equestrian Federation in Rome on 26 and 27 January.
Original Post Date: 02/04/2013 - 09:39 | Last Updated: Mon, 2013-02-04 09:42
The popular helmet awareness campaign Riders4Helmets will be hosting the 4th Riders4Helmets Safety Symposium on Saturday February 2nd, 2013, at the Alltech Arena, Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington, KY, from 8.30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Original Post Date: 02/01/2013 - 15:48 | Last Updated: Fri, 2013-02-01 15:48