Tag: Rider safety

Piebald and skewbald horses have safety edge on road, researchers find

| 15 June 2015 9:52 am | 0 Comments
Piebald and skewbald horses have safety edge on road, researchers find

Research team designs vests that mimic coloured horse patterns.

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Sleep a big help after concussion, study shows

| 6 June 2015 9:50 am | 0 Comments
Sleep a big help after concussion, study shows

Tests show greater recall by TBI sufferers in memory tasks after sleep.

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Driver alert: overtake horses on the road with care

| 4 June 2015 11:32 am | 0 Comments
Driver alert: overtake horses on the road with care

Some basic tips on road safety for drivers – and horse riders.

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Canada adds concussion course to equestrian coach requirements

| 27 May 2015 10:59 am | 0 Comments
Canada adds concussion course to equestrian coach requirements

Coaches and instructors to complete new module by December 31, 2017.

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Video: how a riding helmet is made

| 26 May 2015 7:25 am | 0 Comments
Video: how a riding helmet is made

The makings of a riding helmet revealed in video by leading manufacturer Charles Owen.

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Horses and risk to be explored in special issue of journal

| 10 March 2015 9:29 am | 1 Comment
Horses and risk to be explored in special issue of journal

Submissions sought for a special edition of “Animals”.

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Helmet ‘extras’ don’t help lower concussion risk, study finds

| 27 February 2015 9:10 am | 0 Comments
Helmet ‘extras’ don’t help lower concussion risk, study finds

Shell layers, pads, and fiber sheets do little to prevent concussion.

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Eye-tracking an exciting new tool to assess concussion

| 30 January 2015 10:00 am | 0 Comments
Eye-tracking an exciting new tool to assess concussion

Eye movement less coordinated in patients whose CT scans showed brain damage after head injuries.

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New concussion screening tool can be used ‘in the field’

| 29 January 2015 8:37 am | 0 Comments
New concussion screening tool can be used ‘in the field’

Mayo Clinic licenses King-Devick Test, which screens for concussion in athletes at sporting events.

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Polo study finds helmet appearance outranks safety in buying decisions

| 24 January 2015 9:41 am | 0 Comments
Polo study finds helmet appearance outranks safety in buying decisions

British study delves into falls and injuries among players.

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New push to reduce sports-related concussion

| 2 January 2015 9:41 am | 0 Comments
New push to reduce sports-related concussion

ACC says 7350 head injuries recorded each year as a direct result of sport-related activity.

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British horse-riding helmet standard withdrawn

| 17 December 2014 9:16 pm | 0 Comments
British horse-riding helmet standard withdrawn

Helmets currently on the market not affected by withdrawal of (BS)EN1384 standard.

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Britain halts use of helmet cameras in eventing

| 22 October 2014 8:15 am | 0 Comments
Britain halts use of helmet cameras in eventing

Governing body cites concerns over safety while awaiting independent review.

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Helmet hair or vege-brain – your choice!

| 17 October 2014 8:30 am | 0 Comments
Helmet hair or vege-brain – your choice!

20% of accidents resulting in head injuries happen while the person is on the ground.

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Jockeys in US, Australia die after racing accidents

| 16 October 2014 8:23 am | 0 Comments
Jockeys in US, Australia die after racing accidents

Dark day for racing as injuries claim the lives of jockeys in Queensland and Indiana.

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Trio honoured with Sefton awards for horse safety work

| 14 October 2014 7:56 am | 0 Comments
Trio honoured with Sefton awards for horse safety work

Three horse and rider safety advocates recognised with Sefton awards.

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Regaining your confidence after an accident

| 1 October 2014 7:00 am | 1 Comment
Regaining your confidence after an accident

Advice on ‘physical fear’ and getting back in the saddle after a fall.

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Risk of liver damage in riding mishaps should not be ignored – study

| 25 September 2014 9:12 am | 0 Comments
Risk of liver damage in riding mishaps should not be ignored – study

Researchers assess 20 cases of liver injury from horse accidents.

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Equestrian coaches offered free concussion course

| 25 September 2014 7:03 am | 0 Comments
Equestrian coaches offered free concussion course

Equine Canada’s equestrian coaches have the chance to undertake a free eLearning module in understanding concussion.

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Higher placed eventers more likely to fall on cross-country – study

| 24 August 2014 8:43 am | 0 Comments
Higher placed eventers more likely to fall on cross-country – study

Should placings be withheld until after cross country, researchers ask.

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