British Showjumping Hat Standards Set To Change For 2016

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To give British Showjumping members the best chance of preparing for the changes in British Showjumping hat standards in future, please note the below ruling which will come into effect on the 1st January 2016 101.3 Hats. A ‘Riding Hat’, designed to provide protection, must be worn, at all times when mounted by anyone, whether read more

British Dressage 2016 Hat Rules

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A ‘Riding Hat’, designed to provide protection, must be worn at all times when mounted by anyone, whether or not a Competitor, at a BD Competition, including exercising, warming up and competing. Hats and hat covers must be predominately black, navy blue or a conservative colour that matches the rider’s jacket. Top hats or uniform read more

Clarification Regarding SEI Helmet Certifications

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Lexington, KY (July 31st, 2015)– The Riders4Helmets campaign strives to be an excellent source of information on all aspects of helmet education to equestrians around the globe. Our mission is simple, to educate equestrians on the benefits of wearing a properly secured and fitted, certified helmet. There have been many questions that we have received read more

The Showing Council (UK) Issues Statement Regarding Hat Standards

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Following the announcement in December 2014 by the EU Commission, that they were withdrawing the BS/EN1384 hat standard, it became a necessity for The Showing Council to open full discussions with its Member Bodies in order to find clarity for everyone within the Showing community. The Showing Council is very pleased to be able to read more

Champion is once again proud to support International Helmet Awareness Day

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The Champion brand stands for safety, security and absolute peace of mind. From our factory in the heart of Cardiff in Wales, Champion has manufactured riding hats, helmets and body protectors to the highest safety standards for over three decades. With our tremendous safety heritage, Champion has been a driving force in the design and read more

Hat standards set to change for 2016

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Source: British Eventing To give British Eventing Members the best chance of preparing for the changes in British Eventing hat standards in future, please note the below ruling which will come into effect on the 1st January 2016. 7.2 Hats. A ‘Riding Hat’, designed to provide protection, must be worn at all times when mounted read more

Concussion : What Every Rider Must Know

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The following is published with the kind permission of blog.nzhorseriders.info. There are an estimated 35,000 head injuries in New Zealand per year, and equestrian activities rank highly.   More and more is being learned about the long term, and sometimes undiagnosed effects of traumatic brain injuries (tbi), but many still vastly underestimate the risk, or read more

Concussion symptoms worse for women – research

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The following article is republished with the kind permission of HorseTalk.co.nz. As equestrians prepare for International Helmet Awareness Day on August 1, new research from the US has put the spotlight on concussion in sports. Results of a study involving 148 college athletes from 11 sports was presented at this weekend’s Sports Concussion Conference, hosted by the American read more

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