•  April 01, 2021

    My Helmet and I: An Excellent Relationship

    I recently had the misfortune of having a carriage driving related accident, or, a “mishap”, as I prefer to label it. Perhaps by referring to it as a “mishap”, it “softens” the reality for me. Accident or mishap, no matter how I chose to label it, it truly is my own reality. I’m not in a form of denial; it is just my way of processing the event of Sunday September 22, 2019. The bottom line is my helmet saved me- this I truly believe. That is my story, and I’m sticking to it.

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  •  February 15, 2021

    It Would Have Ended a Lot Worse

    I never was really a helmet person until I started my young horse... Now, I'm glad I wear one with him.

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  •  January 06, 2021


    Makayla Maddie, 14-year-old and WPRA JR in the 2021 standings right now, fell off her horse Friday night in Ocala, FL. She was saved by her sunflower helmet!

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  •  October 21, 2020

    Her Horse Tripped and Fell

    My 12 yr old daughter Macie Fouraker and her horse Sassy this past Friday night 9/25 in Jacksonville Fl @ the NBHA Shamrock Showdown..her horse tripped and fell on her...she was unconscious for 5 to 7 mins...rescue took her to Wolfson's Childrens Hospital she has a severe concussion..the doctors and neurologists have assured us her helmet may have saved her life!

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  •  September 16, 2020

    My Horse Galloped Away

    Today I was riding my mare Chicka. She cantered out of the arena and down a steep hill with loads of broken ground.

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