The EMSA Newsletter is posted. We are starting a series of articles for a everyday safety awareness for variety of activities.
Most sports have mandated “safety” rules and guidelines built into their competition protocol. However, as most accidents with horses don’t happen at competition, our everyday safety practices are essential to reducing the risk of accidents. EMSA will cover a range of best everyday safety practices no matter which horse activity you enjoy.
One article for Eventing instructor’s is excerpted by Jeffray Ryding from USEA Instruction Certification Program Standards booklet. There is a list equipment to have along when you are trail riding. Pixie Keating and Charlotte Trentleman, widely experienced horsewomen and driving enthusiasts offer suggestions for getting started and safely driving.
EMSA has done a variety of trailer safety articles. The forces this time are two-fold. The first is considerations for your annual trailer safety review and the second focuses on things to consider if your horse is going traveling without you.
EMSA’s ongoing commitment to helmet every time you ride causes us to bring you news about research that indicates that if a helmet met ASTM standards is stored in a cool dry place (not in the trunk of a car) and is not subject to the stresses of a crash, the foam liners that protect your brain can last for many years.
Enjoy the information and participate in the members’ discussions