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Girl Dies after horse accident White Mountains Riding Club Horse Show

4-year-old Dies in Horse Accident at NH Horse Show

Update September 6, 2016 We now know the identity of the little girl that died after a horse riding accident at a New Hampshire horse show over the weekend. [caption id="attachment_11846" align="alignright" width="27...
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Horse Sports Contribute to Highest Level of Traumatic Brain Injuries: Study

Horse Sports Contribute to Highest Level of Traumatic Brain Injuries: Study

Sports related traumatic brain injuries affect up to 3.8 million people a year in the U.S, experts say. A study looking at more than 4700 adults with sports related TBIs over ten-years found equestrian sports contributed...
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Florida Horse Trainer Charged with Giving Minors Alcohol prior to Accident

Child's Riding Injury Stems from Alcohol, Horse Trainer's Negligence: Suit

A thirteen-year-old horseback rider's injuries were allegedly caused by a Florida equine professional's negligence involving horses and alcohol, according to a recently filed lawsuit. Horse trainer and riding instructor Gi...
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Bill Could Enact New Safety Standards for Equestrian Helmets

Bill Could Enact New Safety Standards for Equestrian Helmets

New legislation could require equestrian helmets manufactured and sold in the United States be held to a higher standard. The Christen O’Donnell Equestrian Helmet Act is named after a 12-year-old girl who died in 1998...
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NY Law Mandates Minors Wear Approved Riding Helmets

NY Law Mandates Minors Wear Approved Riding Helmets

Children saddling-up in New York are now required to wear a riding helmet if under the age of 18. Wearing an approved riding helmet can significantly reduce chances of sustaining serious injury studies have shown....
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Mother Crusades To End Sale of Un-Approved Hunt Caps

Mother Crusades To End Sale of Un-Approved Hunt Caps

Even though her horse was only walking, and Christen was wearing a traditional velvet hunt cap, she sustained a traumatic brain injury. What Kami O’Donnell did not realize at the time of Christen’s accident was that ...
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