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


Belmont Park Reaccredited by NTRA Safety, Integrity Alliance

May 03, 2016

The alliance is designed to establish standards and practices to promote safety and integrity in horse racing.... Read More


Churchill Downs Reaccredited by Safety, Integrity Alliance

April 29, 2016

Churchill Downs was the first track to be accredited in 2009, the NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance's inaugural year. ... Read More


Preventing Horse-Related Injuries to Humans

April 23, 2016

Researchers recently learned that 14% of individuals in emergency rooms were admitted for a horse-related injury. ... Read More


FEI Joins Other Stakeholders in Concussion Conference

April 15, 2016

The fifth International Consensus Conference on Concussion in Sport will take place Oct. 27-28 in Berlin, Germany.... Read More


North Carolina Barn Fire Claims Horses

February 22, 2016

Two horses and a dog and her puppies died when a tack room space heater meant to warm the litter started a blaze.... Read More


Future of Thoroughbred Jump Racing in Australia Uncertain

January 28, 2016

Thoroughbred jump racing remains in the spotlight of welfare debates despite safety improvements in recent years.... Read More


Hendra Virus: Protect Horses to Protect Humans

January 16, 2016

This virus is bad news. It's deadly for horses, deadly for humans, and can be passed from sick horse to human caregiver.... Read More


USEF to Continue Eventing Frangible Technology Grants

January 09, 2016

The ultimate goal with frangible technology is to reduce the incidence of potentially fatal injuries to horse and rider.... Read More


Hand Protection in Equine Veterinary Care

January 04, 2016

Disposable gloves are made of numerous materials with varying levels of protection appropriate for different uses.... Read More


Poll Recap: Is It Time for a New Helmet?

December 22, 2015

Of the 926 respondents, 506 (55%) said they are most likely to replace their riding helmet after a fall. ... Read More


Stop the Mugging! Using Treats in Equine Training

December 18, 2015

My trainer says feeding my horse treats has caused his poor ground manners. Should I stop?... Read More


Rider Safety: Always in Fashion

December 02, 2015

Whether you're hitting the trail or riding in the ring, outfit yourself head to toe in smart and safe riding gear.... Read More