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Practical tips to prevent exhaustion and metabolic vet outs in endurance horses

Recently, a review article was published in the Journal of Equine Veterinary Science titled “Current Knowledge of Pathologic Mechanisms and Derived Practical Applications to Prevent Metabolic Disturbances and Exhaustion in the Endurance Horse”. This article reviewed 91 scientific studies on horses, marathon runners and exercise science to develop key practical recommendations that will help you […]

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CURRENT APPROVED SAFETY STANDARDS FOR HELMETS

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 […]

Helmet Standards

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 […]