Frangible fences are having a “significant positive” effect on eventing safety – but more development is needed to take the sport even further forwards.
Leading figures discussed the latest data and where progress could be made to increase influence and retain the essence of cross-country, while breaking new ground in eventing safety.
Dr David Vos, a rider, aviation engineer, frangible device expert and risk management steering group member, told the FEI eventing seminar on 20 January that 90% of serious horse falls are happening at non-frangible fences.
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Article written by: Lucy Elder