Equestrian

Koffels Solicitors Take Action Against Equestrian Australia

Action against Equestrian Australia

Ross Koffel, one of Australia’s leading legal practitioners in Equestrian Law, was quoted in an article appearing in The Australian newspaper today, regarding safety issues for equestrian sport and the perceived lack of action from Equestrian Australia to take affirmative action to make the sport safer for competitors.
The issue has come to light  pending the Coronial Inquest into the deaths of two young Eventing riders, Olivia Inglis and Caitlyn Fischer, in 2016;  as well as various additional legal actions being […]


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Bullying In Equestrian Sport

Whether physical, verbal, social or online, bullying causes real harm to those targeted and significantly affects well being. It can occur anywhere – in school. on the sporting field, in the workplace or home – and in a myriad of ways. Reports of bullying in the equestrian world – both on the yard and the competition field – are becoming increasingly common, but is this truly a reflection of an industry where poor conduct is viewed as acceptable or […]