March, 2012

Archives for March 2012

Riders4Helmets International Helmet Awareness Day 2012

Calling All Helmet Manufacturers And Equestrian Retailers For Immediate Release Media Contact: Chad Mendell Lexington, KY (March 31st, 2012)-The popular helmet awareness campaign, Riders4Helmets is seeking helmet manufacturers and equestrian retailers to participate in International Helmet Awareness Day 2012. Building on the success of the first Helmet Awareness Day held in the USA in 2010, […]

Dr. Jamshid Ghajar: Why Woodpeckers Don’t Get Brain Injuries

Understanding the biomechanics of the neck from injury is crucial for diagnosing and treating Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). Getting hit straight on, the way a woodpecker moves it’s head, will be less damaging than being hit from the side where the neck can twist, causing tearing of white matter connections. PHOTO: Jamshid Ghajar PhD M.D […]

Helmet Cam Alert! Kate Lukas – Somerley Park Novice

Helmet Cam Alert! Eventer Kate Lukas riding ProActive in the Somerley Park International Horse Trials Novice…..

Edward Gal Riding President’s Jack Sparrow (With Helmet)

Edward Gal riding President’s Jack Sparrow wearing a helmet đŸ™‚ at Hengststation Ahlers auction February 19th, 2012. We hope to see Edward compete in a helmet in the near future. Edward Gal is a Dutch dressage rider who riding the stallion Moorlands Totilas, was a triple gold medalist at the 2010 FEI World Equestrian Games.  

Researchers Evaluate Red Wine Compound For Treating Concussions In Pro Boxers

DALLAS – May 26, 2011 – UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers are engaging the help of professional boxers and trainers to study whether a component in red wine and grapes could help reduce the short- and long-term effects of concussions. Researchers plan to recruit about two dozen professional boxers to take the neuroprotective compound resveratrol […]

Equestrian Protection Gear Survey

I would like to invite all horse riders to participate in this questionnaire. This questionnaire is part of a research and product design study on Equestrian Safety; conducted by Erika Hansen, Industrial Design honors student at Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand. The purpose of the questionnaire is to learn about your riding accident/injury experiences and your […]