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Riding Schools as Future Learning Centers for an Environmentally Just Equine Sector and Broader Society
In this article, Susanna Hedenborg, Petra Andersson, Simon Beames, Aage Radmann and Gabriella Torell Palmquist present a project that addresses the equine sector as a threat to the environment. Applying institutional economic theory and directional transformation, and employing a mixed methods approach, the project concentrates specifically on evaluating strategies used to implement pro-environmental changes in daily work at stables, with the aim of fostering and sustaining enduring change within the equine sector.
In this feature article, Susanna Hedenborg, Gabriella Torell Palmquist and Annika Rosén summarize their article in The International Journal of the History of Sport, in which they present research on the history of the Swedish horse-riding school. Horse-riding is one of the most popular sports for children and young people, and public support and its consequences distinguish Swedish equestrian sports and the activities of the riding schools from horse-riding activities in many other countries.
The International Journal of the History of Sport, Volume 38, 2021, Issue 6 | Regional Issue, Europe
The International Journal of the History of Sport is the world’s leading sport history academic periodical with fully-refereed global coverage of the subject. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: The Emergence of the Swedish Horse-Riding School from the Mid-Twentieth Century by Susanna Hedenborg, Gabriella Torell Palmquist & Annika Rosén.
I den här artikeln studerar Susanna Hedenborg, Annika Rosén, Gabriella Thorell Palmquist, Oskar Solenes och Guro Fiskergård Werner idrott för de yngsta med fokus på ridskoleaktiviteter i Norge och Sverige, genom en enkätstudie och intervjuer med verksamhetsledare på ridskolor. Resultaten pekar på att ridskolor både i Norge och Sverige erbjuder verksamhet för åldersgruppen 0–6 år i syfte att att fånga upp barnen tidigt.
In this article, Susanna Hedenborg, Annika Rosén, Gabriella Thorell Palmquist, Oskar Solenes and Guro Fiskergård Werner study sports for the youngest with a focus on riding school activities in Norway and Sweden. The study is based on a questionnaire and interviews with riding school managers. The results indicate that riding schools in both Norway and Sweden, just like other organized sports associations, offer activities for the age group 0–6 years.
Too young to ride? A study of riding school activities for pre-school children from safety and horse welfare perspectives
The aim of the project “Too young to ride?”is to increase knowledge of horse and riding education for pre-school children with the objective of developing safer horse environments in Sweden and Norway. The project poses research questions pertaining to the organization of activities in relation to children, parents, riding instructors, and horses, as well as safety precautions in place and perceptions of safety.
The considerable growth of interest in commerce, media and politics and their relationship to sport in international academia has resulted in academics in various disciplines writing about sport. Sport in Society is a multi-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary forum for academics to discuss the growing relationship of sport to significant areas of modern life.
The International Review for the Sociology of Sport is a peer reviewed academic journal. Its main purpose is to disseminate research and scholarship on sport throughout the international academic community. The journal publishes research articles of varying lengths, from standard length research papers to shorter reports and commentary, as well as book and media reviews.