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The FEI Eventing Risk Management Steering Group held its first meeting at FEI headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland this week

Equestrian Australia has updated its Helmet Standard to the General Regulations as from 19 October 2016.

VIDEO: With International Helmet Awareness Day taking place, we take a look at the evolution of riding hats for equestrians, from the top hat through to today's technically advanced helmets

Counting strides out loud can help you and your horse focus on approach to a fence - this training video from a Chris Burton cross country clinic shows what a simple but effective warm-up exercise it can be when used slightly differently

The FEI has created an FEI Eventing Risk Management Working Group to be chaired by David O’Connor

As they say, it is a long way to the top. Marcia Williamson takes a humorous look at the road to becoming an elite eventing rider and it all starts with that advert for a ‘really lovely mover’

The FEI Eventing Independent Audit by Charles Barnett “An Audit into Eventing Incorporating an Analysis of Risk Factors for Cross Country Horse Falls at FEI Eventing Competitions” has been published

“Horses are not perfect and neither are we” says super coach Lucinda Green “What I try and do in the first 30 minutes before we go on the cross country is to make things as awkward as possible for you so that you learn to ride through the problems"

Lucy Jackson

New Zealand's Lucy Jackson wears some pretty fancy hats at events but, with the new ruling from ESNZ, the top hat won't be one of them in the future

International course designer and Technical Delegate Wayne Copping looks at some of the issues facing eventing and how they could be addressed in the area of cross country design