Testimonials

  •  May 10, 2010

    Ground handling with a helmet

    This is not just one story, but an observation based on over 20 years of boarding experience, almost 10 years as an instructor, and 40 years of horse ownership. Yes in my childhood we did not have helmets for sports, except maybe football, but it just makes sense when the odds of an animal 10 times larger can jump, kick...

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  •  May 10, 2010

    An Early Christmas Present

    I have been riding for many years and have always worn a Troxel helmet. This past year, my endurance horse came up lame and had to be on stall rest for many months. When the vet finally gave me the all-clear to start light work under saddle, I was delighted. After 6 months of hand-walking, I was finally able to...

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  •  May 07, 2010

    I survived...my helmet did not:(

    I have ridden horses my whole life and never wore a helmet. When I started teaching dressage lessons I decided I should start practicing what I preach to the kids I taught and start wearing one. A couple days ago I was working my 6 yr old friesian mare that I started as a 3 yr old. I have never...

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  •  May 07, 2010

    I escaped with only a bruised ego

    I have been trail riding for 30 years, and frequently go on group rides. I don't always wear a helmet, but for some reason I decided to wear one on Wednesday. My horse is not as experienced as he should be for his age (he is 14) since he spent the first 11 years in an arena as a reining...

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  •  May 07, 2010

    My first time on a horse, why I'll awlays wear a helmet

    When I was around 9 or 10 I was in girl scouts and once we went on a trail ride (so no helmets). These were really big horses but then again I was very small. So the guy started to mount the girls on the horses and once every one was seated, the horse I was on started rearing. I...

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