Troubleshooting Occasionally the watch monitor will read a high HR which is actually double the correct HR. This is due to the band electrodes picking up the electrical voltages from both the large QRS wave and the T wave. The sensitivity of most ECG equipment and HR monitors is set for humans, thus counting […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]