The Think Ahead campaign has been featured in the March issue of Horse Magazine. You can read the article here.
You can find out what is in the current issue of Horse magazine here. #horsesafety #ridersafety #Horsemagazine
Think Ahead was featured in the 'Veterinary Times' this week.
Speaking about the campaign, British Equine Veterinary Association president Mark Bowen told the Veterinaray Times "We welcome anything that improves safety for horse vets and, in certain situations, wearing personal protective equipment (PPE), such as a hat, is a very sensible precaution".
You can read the article here. #veterinarytimes #thinkahead #horse #vetsafety #equinescience #BEVA
Between October 2013 and 2014, Thames Valley Air Ambulance was called to 48 serious and life-threatening incidents involving horse riders within the counties of Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire. This is the story of 24 year old Bryony Jones who was working at a stable yard in Holmer Green, Buckinghamshire one sunny Sunday morning in 2013 when the horse she was leading unexpectedly kicked her in the head. Bryony was unresponsive with an obvious head wound. Her friend
These CT scans are of the skull of a girl. She was turning out a horse and in excitement, he bucked and accidentally kicked her in the head. The girl wasn't a novice and the horse wasn't considered dangerous in any way. Wearing a helmet would have prevented this injury. Think Ahead: Wear a hat around horses. #safety #injury #horse
You are a veterinary surgeon spending all or part of your professional time attending to horses. A compassionate, caring person who has worked hard to achieve an intellectually demanding professional qualification which you now practise for the good of the animals you treat and the owners who care for them. You work in the most dangerous civilian occupation. Head injuries in this workplace are frighteningly common. As an extremely well respected professional individual, are