Equestrian Medical Safety Association

Scientific Articles

Scientific Articles

A brief summary of scientific articles relevant to EMSA is presented here with links to the articles in the Library under Science Articles.

Standards and Helmet Certification

There are several horse sports where helmet use and standards have been established for decades. tevis 9Easy access to information on certification is accessible through various sources including wikipedia.

 

 

 

As riding is a popular recreational activity and only a small percentage of all horse related injuries are more severe than other sporting activities; the cost of riding related insurance claims were as expensive as motorcycle injuries and double the expense of field team sports.

A review of the literature on equestrian injuries in New Zealand offers insight and recommendations.

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Concussion Clinical Tool Kit

The British Columbia Injury Research and prevention Unit has made a Concussion Clinical Tool Kit available. Guidelines for Physicians, Clinical assessment tools are  available as well as parental handouts They promise a Parent/Player/Coach kit and a Educators Tool Kit in 2014tevis 5

 

 

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