Research highlights the dangers of concussions in young athletes

With International Helmet Awareness Day coming up this Saturday, June 22, equestrians will be hearing a lot about the danger of head injuries. One of the biggest concerns—particularly for children—is concussions, and recent studies are shedding some light on the problems that come with diagnosing and preventing these injuries.   In a recent article in Scientific American, Robert [...]

By | July 11th, 2013|Competitions, Legal, News|0 Comments

One Week to the International Helmet Awareness Day 2013

The helmet awareness campaign Riders4Helmets is holding its fourth annual International Helmet Awareness Day on Saturday, June 22. The event aims to educate all equestrians about the importance of wearing protective headgear for every ride, regardless of discipline. The campaign was launched in 201 after Olympic dressage rider Courtney King Dye suffered a traumatic brain injury in a fall [...]

By | July 7th, 2013|Competitions, News|0 Comments

Young Arabian Horse exhibitors are prepping for their national show

The biggest Arabian horse adventure for youth all over North America is right around the corner. The Arabian & Half-Arabian Championship Horse Show (Youth Nationals) at Expo Square in Albuquerque, N.M., July 20-27 is more than just a horse show. Along with top-notch competition in nearly every discipline, Youth Nationals provides educational opportunities, leadership opportunities, and inclusive [...]

By | June 29th, 2013|Competitions, News|1 Comment