Why do so many riders suffer with mental illness? | An Eventful Life

Why do so many riders suffer with mental illness?

   Matthew Wright and Caunton First Class competing at Burnham Market (2) 2020

 

As part of World Suicide Prevention Day on Friday 10th September, a new and compelling video has been released by Riders Minds

In February this year the death of International Event Rider, Matthew Wright, shocked the equestrian community.

In her first public interview since the tragic death of her husband Matthew Wright, Victoria speaks openly about losing Matthew, the formation of Riders Minds and the legacy to help other people. Riders Minds Documentary explores mental health in the equestrian industry and asks the question; why do so many riders suffer with mental illness?

If you are affected by any of the topics covered in this documentary go to www.ridersminds.org.

 If you need to talk, call the Riders Minds helpline: 0300 102 1540 Or if you prefer to message then text: 07860 065 202