Praising riders could be key to making eventing safer *H&H Plus*

H&H catches up with some interesting discussion at the FEI eventing risk management seminar, including looking at the role of various officials on cross-country day in relation to safety

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PRAISING riders for good horsemanship is vital for eventing safety to progress, according to leading figures in the sport. The message came as part of a discussion over officials’ roles on cross-country day at the FEI eventing risk management seminar (23 January). You might also be interested in…

Facing tough truths could help eventers improve their own safety *H&H Plus*

H&H reports on what experts believe are key factors in improving eventing safety for both horse and rider, as discussed at the 2021 FEI risk management seminar

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SELF-REFLECTION and and facing up to uncomfortable truths are vital for riders if eventing safety is to progress. The call for riders to take responsibility for their own safety – and discussion over how their coaches and peers can help them do so – was made by Chris Bartle, William Fox-Pitt and Jon Holling during […]

How using numbers could improve eventing safety *H&H Plus*

The 2021 FEI online eventing risk management seminar covered a wide variety of topics including use of statistics to improve safety. H&H finds out more

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EVENTING is closer than ever to boiling down risk to quantifiable numbers, to help riders understand the likelihood of jumping clear and shoulder the responsibility of their choices. Equestrian data analysts EquiRatings presented the horse form index (HFI) at the 2021 FEI online eventing risk management seminar (23 January). You might also be interested in…

Decision to cancel eventing Europeans explained following social media debate *H&H Plus*

H&H speaks to the FEI and major organisers about why there will not be an eventing European championships held next year

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THE FEI has explained the application process behind the cancelled 2021 eventing European Championships after disappointment was expressed about the decision. Following the announcement that the European Championships would take place for showjumping and dressage only next year (news, 29 October), debate has raged online as to why eventing cannot run. You might also be […]