Author Archives: Champion

British Horse Racing Authority Updates Body Protector Requirements

The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has announced that from 1st October 2018 the minimum safety standard acceptable for a body protector will be increased from “Level 1” to “Level 2” for jockeys of all disciplines. This rule change, the first since 2015, is due to the fact that a Level 2 body protector can offer […]

National Equestrian Safety Day

EQUESTRIAN SAFETY DAY RETURNS   March 24th, 2018 heralds the return of National Equestrian Safety Day, a safety awareness day aimed specifically at the equestrian community. The day has been created by the Mark Davies Injured Riders Fund ( a registered charity dedicated to helping those injured through riding, handling or working with horses. Now, […]