Article from Equestrian Australia http://www.equestrian.org.au/content/current-approved-safety-standards-helmets As per the EA General Regulations, Article 122.2: Dress and Salute, the following will apply: Except where Sport Rules allows otherwise, riders and drivers competing in an EA competition, must wear an approved helmet with the chin strap fastened at all times. The same is recommended when riding a horse at any time. Protective […]
By Jenny Moncur, republished with permission As riders and strappers we spend a lot of time making sure our horses are well cared for. The Rider is also an important part of the endurance team who needs looking after if the team is to reach its full potential. There are some simple steps a rider […]
At some stage during your endurance career you’ll need to purchase a new headlight, whether that’s your first, or you’re replacing an old friend you’ll want one that’s right for you. When looking for headlights there are a number of factors that may influence your purchase, for some it’s brightness; for others it’s battery life […]
1. The front edge of your helmet should sit 1 to 2 cms above the eyebrows. Most head injuries involve impacts to the forehead and temple region. Wearing your helmet as suggested should help ensure these areas are covered. 2. Rear straps should be securely fastened and sit on or just below the earlobe. The […]
Announcement of the 2016 Equestrian Australia Endurance Championship The 2016 Equestrian Australian Endurance Championship will be held the 15th – 17th July 2016 at Sterling Crossing, Imbil QLD. Please contact Matthew Sample ([email protected]) for any information regarding the event.
EA Statement – Helmet Standard Equestrian Australia can advise that Helmet Standard EN1384 will remain effective until 31 December 2016. In addition, a new standard VG1 has been added to the General Regulations effective immediately. As of 1 January 2017 helmets with the EN1384 standard will not be permitted under EA’s General Regulations. As per […]