Tag: Eventing safety

Eventer killed on 2* cross-country in Spain

| February 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
Eventer killed on 2* cross-country in Spain

Portuguese rider Francisco Seabra fell at the water jump at competition in Seville.

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Leg up for emerging eventing course designers

| December 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Leg up for emerging eventing course designers

Course Designer Scholarship scheme provides training and mentoring and promotes a safer sport through increased knowledge.

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Horse dies after Burghley cross-country injury

| September 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
Horse dies after Burghley cross-country injury

Orto euthanised after injuring his stifle during the cross-country phase.

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Harry Meade’s Wild Lone collapses after WEG cross-country

| August 31, 2014 | 1 Comment
Harry Meade’s Wild Lone collapses after WEG cross-country

Sad loss of British team horse after clear round at Normandy.

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US ‘unwilling to be complacent’ over cross-country safety

| June 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
US ‘unwilling to be complacent’ over cross-country safety

New task force to look at design safety and obstacle construction.

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Black day for eventing as two riders and horse die

| June 15, 2014 | 2 Comments
Black day for eventing as two riders and horse die

Cross-country accidents claim lives of two riders at events in Britain and Germany.

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Mary King cops two month suspension

| June 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
Mary King cops two month suspension

Leading British eventer “shocked and devastated” at yellow card and subsequent suspension.

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New guide provides help for equine event organisers

| June 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
New guide provides help for equine event organisers

Running better events with improved organisation the aim of new toolkit.

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Irish hunter trials rider killed in rotational fall

| April 14, 2014 | 3 Comments
Irish hunter trials rider killed in rotational fall

Rotational fall claims life of experienced rider Cathal O’Malley, 45. Jump was “just a log”.

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Two horses die during US horse trials

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
Two horses die during US horse trials

Conair and Powderhound both collapse and die after competing at The Forks.

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Progress in reducing eventing accidents

| March 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Progress in reducing eventing accidents

10 years of data collection reveals a decrease in total falls, particularly in 4-star competition.

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Britain steps up cross-country safety with free pins

| February 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
Britain steps up cross-country safety with free pins

Free reverse pinning kits for organisers adds to BE’s commitment to risk-reduction.

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Sad loss of Buck Davidson’s 2* horse Santa’s Keeper

| January 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
Sad loss of Buck Davidson’s 2* horse Santa’s Keeper

Uncommon jumping injury claims the life of “one cool horse”.

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Eventing entry fees to fund sport horse medical research

| December 18, 2013 | 0 Comments
Eventing entry fees to fund sport horse medical research

US Eventing Association creates new equine research initiative focusing on sport horse health.

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Eventer Tortuga Bay dies after cross-country collapse

| December 3, 2013 | 0 Comments
Eventer Tortuga Bay dies after cross-country collapse

Suspected aneurysm claims life of Tortuga Bay at Georgia’s Pine Top horse trials.

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High eventing horse injury toll revealed in study

| September 24, 2013 | 0 Comments
High eventing horse injury toll revealed in study

Dutch research found 45% withdrawal rate due to injury among 29 top-level selections.

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Employer pays tribute to Tom Gadsby

| August 21, 2013 | 0 Comments
Employer pays tribute to Tom Gadsby

“We had many plans and everything to look forward to when this tragic accident happened.”

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Fatality should prompt jump design rethink

| August 21, 2013 | 0 Comments
Fatality should prompt jump design rethink

“Arguing that it’s a high risk sport is wrong. Preventative initiatives must be exhausted.”

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Horse world in shock as tributes flow for Tom Gadsby

| August 20, 2013 | 0 Comments
Horse world in shock as tributes flow for Tom Gadsby

Tributes pour in for talented equestrian, whose death is the second in eventing this year.

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NZ eventer killed on British cross-country

| August 19, 2013 | 1 Comment
NZ eventer killed on British cross-country

Equestrian world in mourning after loss of young rider Tom Gadsby in a cross-country fall.

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