Lee Lee Jones Recovering In Hospital After Severe Head Injury

Olympic eventer Phillip Dutton released a statement on Jan. 14, on his Facebook page regarding a head injury his stepdaughter Lee Lee Jones sustained late in 2016. “As many of you know, our daughter Lee Lee had a riding accident just before Christmas. Lee Lee was home from the University of Pennsylvania, where she is […]

Key British Eventing Rule Changes for 2017

In less than three months the 2017 British Eventing season will be underway and with it some updates to bring our members on key rule changes. Previously only compulsory below Novice level ‘Protective Headwear’ is now mandatory for all three phases, including dressage, at all levels. Protective headwear that meets the required standard must be […]

Willinga Park Donation to Ensure World Class Equestrian Safety

Equestrian Australia (EA) is excited to announce a significant $250,000 donation from Terry Snow, the owner of the Willinga Park Equestrian Centre and a Stock and Performance Horse Stud on the NSW South Coast. The funds will contribute to ensuring Australian safety initiatives in equestrian sport, (particularly Eventing), are recognized internationally. The funding will initially […]

Equestrian Australia Passes Ruling Banning Top Hats, Bowlers And Hunting Caps In The Dressage Arena.

Huge shout out to Equestrian Australia who have passed a ruling banning top hats, bowlers & hunting caps in the dressage arena. The Equestrian Australia (EA) Board at its last meeting, approved all dressage rule changes proposed by the Australian Dressage committee (ADC) for introduction in 2017. The chair of the ADC, Mary Seefried, stated […]

Retailer Registration For International Helmet Awareness Day 2016

Register Your Store In Order To Receive Restocking Discounts On Helmets Sold Retailer registration for International Helmet Awareness Day to be held Saturday September 17th, 2016 is open. We invite you to register your store to participate in this year’s event. ONLY retailers who register their stores with Riders4Helmets will be eligible to receive restocking […]

“I Was Knocked Unconscious” – Jennifer Groen

“I grew up riding horses.  When I was at an event I wore my helmet, but when I was at home I didn’t bother.  When I friend of mind ended up in the hospital after a fall from a horse, I re-evaluated wearing a helmet.  I would tease her, saying that I learned from her […]