Safety

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New NTRA Safety, Integrity Alliance Code Available

April 07, 2014

The NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance's 2014 Code of Standards is now available for public comment.... Read More

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Safety: What to Look for in a Barn

March 26, 2014

What safety concerns should you look for when selecting a new stable for your horse? ... Read More

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Racehorse Welfare, Safety Summit Set for July 8-9

January 23, 2014

The two-day workshop brings together a cross-section of the breeding, racing, and veterinary communities.... Read More

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Fireworks Displays Prompt Warning for Animal Owners

December 31, 2013

Horse owners are being reminded to prepare animals this New Year’s Eve ahead of noisy fireworks displays.... Read More

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Congressional Hearing on Horse Racing Scheduled

November 18, 2013

A U.S. House subcommittee has scheduled a hearing on horse racing safety and integrity for Nov. 21. ... Read More

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New British Horse Industry Health and Safety Guide Published

November 17, 2013

The sixth edition of the Health and Safety in the Racing and Breeding Industry guide is available. ... Read More

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Helping Kids Jump Into the Horse World

November 16, 2013

If your child is chomping at the bit to enter the horse world, here are some tips to help get them started.... Read More

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Jockey Club to Fund Jockey Concussion Tests

November 09, 2013

The Jockey Club will fund concussion testing for jockeys who use the Jockey Health Information System.... Read More

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Breeders' Cup: No Expense Spared on Integrity

November 01, 2013

Breeders' Cup believes it is prepared in the areas of horse safety and security for the World Championships.... Read More

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Suffolk Downs Earns NTRA Re-accreditation

October 12, 2013

Officials say Suffolk Downs has made several significant improvements from its initial inspection in 2011. ... Read More

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Understanding Horse Behavior Might Prevent Human Injury

October 10, 2013

With improved understanding of equine behavior, riders can avoid potentially harmful horse situations.... Read More

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Reflective Riding Equipment's Effect on Road Safety

July 31, 2013

Reflective equipment use doesn't appear to affect the occurrence or absence of near misses with traffic.... Read More

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Behavior Knowledge Deficits May Fuel Horse-Related Accidents

July 19, 2013

Greater knowledge about horse body language could mean fewer horse-related accidents in Danish riding schools.... Read More

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Hollywood Park Re-Accredited by Safety Alliance

July 05, 2013

Best practices were identified in virtually every primary area of focus, including horse health practices.... Read More

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Improvements Seen in Ellis Park Racetrack Surface

June 28, 2013

Ellis Park recently removed an inordinate amount of rock from its dirt surface to improve the track's safety.... Read More

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Safeguarding Show Horses: Impossible?

June 26, 2013

No matter the facilities or level of care, we can't ever fully protect horses from themselves.... Read More

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FEI Representative to Join Speakers for Helmet Awareness Day

June 21, 2013

Lisa Lazarus, FEI general counsel, will discuss the federation's helmet rule that came into effect January 1.... Read More

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Youth Equine Farm Safety Course Offered

June 12, 2013

The program contains eleven short courses designed to provide important safety information.... Read More

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2013 International Helmet Awareness Day Scheduled

May 28, 2013

Riders4Helmets will host International Helmet Awareness Day 2013 on June 22. ... Read More

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Riding Solo

May 20, 2013

Keeping horses at home means I don't always have a riding partner. Do you ever risk riding alone?... Read More

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Equine Guelph to Host Horse Behavior, Safety eWorkshop

March 10, 2013

The two-week online course will teach people more about best practices for handling horses safely.... Read More

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Holiday Horses, Ponies Require Time, Financial Commitments

December 01, 2012

Parents need to be aware of equine ownership commitment and cost before granting a child's wish.... Read More

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UK Launches Thoroughbred Worker Health and Safety Study

November 23, 2012

The goal of the study is to make jobs safe for workers on Thoroughbred farms.... Read More

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FEI Co-Sponsors Conference on Concussion in Sport

November 04, 2012

The conference covered updates on concussion studies from four years ago and how to keep athletes safe.... Read More

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Aging Farmers' Health and Safety

November 22, 2011

Farmers have high-stress and hard-laboring lifestyles, which researchers are trying to better understand.... Read More