Health and safety in Australian racing

Australian Racing Board

  • Project code: PRJ-000765

  • Project stage: Closed

  • Project start date: Saturday, July 1, 2006

  • Project completion date: Wednesday, March 31, 2010

  • National Priority: HOR-Thoroughbred diseases and parasites


Thoroughbred Horses

Research Organisation

Australian Racing Board

Objective Summary

The identification of jockey injuries and the risk factors associated with horse and/or rider falls Establish a national thoroughbred web based incident database based on the ARID format The evaluation of current and alternative rider safety equipmentincluding vests and helmets