All sporting activities carry an associated risk of injury. Concussion, following a head injury is one particular risk that if not identified and assessed may have long lasting and irreversible consequences for the injured party.
The *Irish Pony Club* has produced documentation and guidelines for all its members and parents/guardians on concussion. The information contained within the documents is the best advice and best practice available at the
present time. There are 3 documents in total.
- Signs and Symptoms of Concussion
- Concussion Action Plan
- Concussion rules for all Disciplines.
It is of the utmost importance that every parent/guardian reads and understands the relevant documents pertaining to Concussion.