Frangible Pin in Action

Interesting video that shows how frangible pins on cross country fences are tested . . . and work in real life. It’s great to see progress in making eventing safer. Now we just need to get those pins used in all events.  

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Australian Report on Eventing Safety Points to Rider Error

In the search for answers on how to improve the safety of eventing, a report released by the Australian Government Rural Industries and Research Council offers a good start. Safety for Horses and Riders in Eventing is based on data from 1732 rider falls that occurred from 2002-2006 at 444 Australian events that were affiliated to […]

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What is a Rotational Fall? And How Can They Be Prevented?

There has been a lot of discussion among the eventing community about how to prevent rotational falls — a fall where the horse hits a fence with its front legs or chest and its body somersaults over the fence with the fence acting as a pivot point. In a rotational fall, the rider usually is […]

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