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It is hoped that research into concussion and mental health of equestrians will help develop interventions unique to the cultural realities of equestrian sport.

Take Survey for Study on Concussions and Mental Health in Equestrians

Although concussion and mental health awareness is growing in the larger world of sport, little research has explored the mental health of equestrians or considered the unique contextual factors and demands horse sports place on athletes. Annika McGivern, an Equestrian…

The Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute Network announced a new national high performance sport concussion strategy at the Canadian Sport Institute Calgary in Calgary, AB, on March 18, 2018. Pictured (left to right) are Dr. Andy Marshall (CMO, Canadian Paralympic Committee) Dr. Robert McCormack (CMO, Canadian Olympic Committee), Dr. Andy Van Neutegem (Director, Performance Sciences, Research, Innovation - Own the Podium), Olympic wrestler Danielle Lappage, and Dr. Brian Benson (CMO and Director - CSI Calgary & Benson Concussion Institute). Photo by Dave Holland/Canadian Sport Institute Calgary

New Sport-Related Concussion Guidelines Protect Athletes

Canada’s high performance sport community has announced national sport-related concussion guidelines designed to protect its national and next generation athletes. The comprehensive and standardized sport-related concussion guidelines, developed by chief medical experts at the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute…

The Swedish insurance company Folksam conducted a comprehensive study of 15 equestrian helmets, which revealed that most don't offer adequate side impact protection.

15 Helmets Tested Reveal Poor Side Impact Protection

Recent testing reveals that many brands of equestrian helmets do not protect riders as well as they could. A Swedish insurance company, Folksam, has released surprising results from their testing of 15 equestrian helmets for adults and children – ranging…

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