Equestrian Medical Safety Association

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International Helmet Awareness Day – August 1, 2015

International Helmet Awareness Day is designed to educate horse people about the benefits of wearing a properly fitted, secured, certified helmet. The program is presented by Riders4Helmets as a collaboration of manufactures, retailers, scientist and those interested in...
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New Newsletter Available

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...
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Helmet Safety Takes Backseat to Appearence – Again

Neil Clarkson’s blog in horsetalk.co.nz looked at a scientific article concerning criteria for helmet selection among polo players. Although safety certification is a requirement of helmet use in British polo, it was not the most important factor in helmet selection;...
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