Equestrian Medical Safety Association


October 2015

Newsletter Attention to Prevention

Riding is associated with risk, not only because horses can be unpredictable but also because few of us have daily contact and experience around them or riding them. The current EMSA Newsletter focuses on accident and injury prevention in all horse activities. An article form US...

Safety Developments In Many Sports

Two new articles about Australian racing have information that can be applicable to  professional riders and sports enthusiasts. The first is workplace injuries for jockeys and apprentices that looks at the costs (through insurance payments) for (2002-2010). Race day injuries...

Youth Concussion “Culture”

The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) has long been an invaluable source of information.  Once again the CDC has produced a wonderful article (in the EMSA library-http://www.cdc.gov/headsup/resources/playbook.html) and poster concerning the culture surrounding...