European Equestrian Business Association e.V.
Safety in sports / Safety equipment
Making equestrian sports more safe in the future is a declared goal of the EEBA. For this purpose, we will take a look at various parameters: Recording and evaluation of accident statistics, improvement of safety-relevant equestrian equipment, Europe-wide norms and quality standards as well as the promotion of public awareness with regard to safety in sport.
Eventing Forum and NSO Seminar (January 2023)
Rider Accident & Equipment Reporting Form from BETA
Personal protective equipment (PPE) from the European Commission
Guidance for manufacturers (Conformity assessment procedures for protective equipment)
Studie zur Kinderunfällen in Deutschland von Stiftung Sicherheit im Sport
Verletzungsmuster im Pferdesport (Oktober 2020)
Verletzungsmuster bei Reitunfällen (November 2016)
Industry & Science
Animal welfare and safety in horse keeping
Animal welfare is in the focus of our industry experts as a crucial influencing factor for the development of our industry in the coming years. In order to collectively achieve more as an industry, this working group encourages the dialog between science, industry and all stakeholders of the industry.
Leitlinien zu Umgang mit und Nutzung von Pferden unter Tierschutzgesichtspunkten von dem Bundesministerium für Ernährung und Landwirtschaft
FEI Code of conduct for the welfare of the horse
Code of practice for the Welfare of Horses, Ponies, Donkeys and their Hybrids from the Department of Environment Food & Rural Affairs