Farm Worker Safety Study Yields Bilingual Education Material

January 29, 2017

The material is designed to equip horse farm managers and workers with information needed to stay safe on the job.... Read More


Two-Year Frangible Pin Study Continues

January 29, 2017

Researchers will continue examining the physics behind rotational falls on cross-country courses.... Read More


Saddle Up Safely Participates in Concussion Conference

November 25, 2016

University of Kentucky representatives presented at the International Sports Concussion Consensus Conference in Germany.... Read More


Is My Neurologic Horse Safe to Ride?

November 21, 2016

The decision, one veterinarian says, involves balancing rider and safety, liability concerns, and animal welfare.... Read More


Woman Dies After Exposure to Sick Horse

October 15, 2016

Cultures from both human and horse tested positive for S. equi spp zooepidemicus.... Read More


Safe Longeing for Horse Health

September 30, 2016

This common exercise modality can be surprisingly risky; learn how to keep your horse--and yourself--safe.... Read More

Store chemicals or medications in special designated locations to they don't contaminate horse feed or poison children or pets around the barn.


Storing Toxic Substances in Stables

September 29, 2016

Find out how to use, store, and discard flammable, toxic, or hazardous products found on horse farms.... Read More


Spontaneous Rearing and Food Aggression in Horses

September 22, 2016

One mare's rearing habit around her owner might be play initiation. ... Read More


West Virginia to Require Safety Alliance Accreditation

September 22, 2016

The state's two Thoroughbred tracks must submit applications for Safety and Integrity Alliance accreditation by Nov. 4.... Read More


Ammonia: A Hidden Danger in the Barn

September 20, 2016

We know that ammonia is harmful to horses. But did you know it's also a health hazard for humans?... Read More


British Tracks Testing Padded Hurdle for Jump Races

September 18, 2016

The fall rate since the trials began has reduced to 1.59%, a reduction of 0.5% compared to the 10-year average.... Read More


International Helmet Awareness Day Takes Place Sept. 17

September 17, 2016

Participating retailers all over the world will be offering discounts on helmets to equestrians on Sept. 17.... Read More


Snapshots of Safety: Riding Helmets as a Habit

September 16, 2016

When was a time you were glad you were wearing a helmet?... Read More


Would You Know if Someone was Suffering From a Concussion?

September 15, 2016

Here are some signs that might indicate your riding buddy sustained a concussion in a fall or accident.... Read More


Vets: Help Complete BEVA's New Risk Assessment Guide

September 10, 2016

The association is asking for BEVA members' feedback to ensure the guide is as relevant and useful as possible.... Read More


Needle-Shy Horse Advice

September 06, 2016

Behaviorist Dr. Sue McDonnell offers step-by-step advice for helping a horse who's afraid of getting shots from the vet.... Read More


Think With Your Head About Your Riding Helmet

September 02, 2016

Could it be time to replace your helmet? Get tips on purchasing a new one if the time is right.... Read More


Factors Influencing Rider Safety Behavior Evaluated

July 17, 2016

Key factors included the respondents' attitudes toward protective equipment and the safety behavior of other riders.... Read More


Building a Horse Arena

July 15, 2016

Dreaming of an arena? Alayne (Horses for Clean Water), Donna (PSU Extension), and Michelle (The Horse) offer advice.... Read More


Jockey Concussion Management Protocol Study Starting Soon

June 14, 2016

The UK and Jockeys' Guild study could evolve into the first comprehensive concussion management protocol for jockeys.... Read More


Equine Guelph Introduces Fire Prevention Outreach Program

June 10, 2016

Equine Guelph will hold outreach events this summer to educate Ontario's racing community about barn fire prevention.... Read More


How Do I Get My Horse to Respect Me?

May 26, 2016

An equine behaviorist describes how you can earn your horse's respect through consistent training.... Read More


Pimlico Reaccredited by NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance

May 15, 2016

Pimlico is home of the Preakness Stakes, the second jewel in Thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown.... Read More


Spotting the Problem Patient

May 12, 2016

The key is understanding a horse's arousal, or alertness, level.... Read More


Researchers Develop Online Tool to Help Make Farms Safer

May 07, 2016

Scandinavian researchers created a stable management tool designed to keep both horses and humans as safe as possible.... Read More