Testimonials

  •  June 30, 2017

    We Were So Lucky

    My daughter was in an accident in December. She was coming into the first barrel and she checked her horse, but he was coming in too fast. He bounced and they lost their rhythm, but when they did she went flying. Her humerus hit the swells and was broken immediately, her chin hit the saddle horn, she bit through her...

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  •  June 30, 2017

    I'm So Glad I Was Wearing a Helmet

    Hi, my name is Jessica, I had a riding accident in November 2015. I got on a horse who was normally quiet and who I knew well. Part way through my ride the horse tied up and flipped out going crazy. I was catapulted about 2 meters in the air off a nearly 18hh horse and came done head first...

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  •  June 30, 2017

    I Was In The Hospital For 3 Weeks

    This is what my Troxel helmet looked like after I was thrown from my horse back in February of 2015. The deep scratches would have been against my head had I not had the helmet on, not to mention the cushioning of the helmet that saved my head from impact when my head hit the ground. I was in the...

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  •  June 30, 2017

    I Was Out For a Lovely Trail Ride

    On Friday, June 16, I was out for a lovely trail ride on my horse near Arlington, WA. While trotting along at a quick pace, my horse suddenly spooked and dodged to the left, while I kept going forward. As I flew over his shoulder, my body twisted and I landed hard on my back, followed by my head slamming...

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  •  June 30, 2017

    My Riding Accident & My Journey Back to Confidence

    (Photo Credit: Robert E Wilson) (NOTE: This testimonial is adapted from a Facebook note originally published Tuesday, July 10, 2012. This rider asked us to share her story on our Headsmart Testimonials in hopes that it would encourage more riders to wear a helmet. We gladly agreed.) It was a bright sunny day on Saturday September 6th 2008. I was meeting friends at...

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