Roy Burek, Managing Director of Charles Owen, offers some important information about helmet awareness and safety measures, notably the effects of injury and how to help yourself recover from concussion as well as emphasizing the reasons why riders should always wear helmets. Visit their website for information about their range of products at www.charlesowen.com.
Karen O'Connor pays tribute to Biko who passed away on January 29, 2014 at the age of 30. Biko, a large, bay Thoroughbred gelding (Beau Charmeur - My Hansel) with a lovely white blaze holds the number six spot on the USEA Top Ten All American High Point Horses of the Century, and in 1999 won the Horse of the Century Award from the USEA. He was owned by the late Mr. & Mrs. Richard H. Thompson of Malvern, Pennsylvania. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2006.