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Safety Seminar Agenda at the Annual Meeting

by Sarah Evers | Jan 6, 2005, 4:30 PM

Safety Seminar
Friday, January 14, 2005 at 10:00 a.m. (EST)
USEF Annual Meeting

I. Introduction and report on Safety Committee Activities
by Andrew Ellis, Chairman of the USEF Safety Committee, Competition Organizer, USEF Judge and Course Designer

II. Presentation on Eventing: USEA information since enacting Helmet Rule
by Rusty Lowe, EMTP, Co-Vice Chair of the USEF Safety Committee, Chairman of the USEA Safety Committee, Board Member of AMEA/SRF

III. Presentation on the USEA Instructors’ Certification Program
by Sue Hershey, USEA Co-Chair of Instructors’ Certification Program

IV. Presentation on Head Injuries in Equestrian Sport
by William H. Brooks, MD, of Neurological Associates, PSC, of Lexington, KY; Clinical Associate Professor at UK Medical Center; Chief or Neurosurgery at Veterans Administration Hospital, Lexington; published author of many studies and articles

V. Review of headgear rule change proposal and other safety rule change proposals
by Andrew Ellis

(There is a rule change proposal regarding headgear from the USEF Safety Committee that is going to the Board of Directors for consideration on January 16. Please attend the Safety Seminar if you want your opinions to count.)

VI. Question and Answer Session
moderated by Andrew Ellis with panel of experts in their fields: Dr. William Brooks; Sue Hershey; Rusty Lowe; and Dick London, EMT/PA, Member of Safety Committee