•  May 04, 2010

    Troxel saved me from serious injury!

    January 28, 2010 I was out riding my horse Bentley, a 15 year old Appendix Quarter Horse. He is my 1st horse and I am 58. I had just gotten my confidence level up and went to our neighbors to ride. It is a Paint Ball Park with lots of obstacles all over the place. I was riding with my...

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  •  April 29, 2010

    Thank God for my Troxel Helmet!

    I ride my mare alongside a 25-mile paved bike trail. One morning, a team of about a dozen bikers in a pod formation came around a corner headed straight for us. My mare bolted, then started spinning. First I lost my stirrups, then lost my reins, and as I slipped off her right side, my last conscious thought was, "This...

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  •  April 15, 2010

    Lesson About Life

    I was just getting on my 16'3 18-year-old Thoroughbred for our weekly dressage lesson when he bolted across the arena - very uncharacteristic for him and totally unexpected. I was wearing my helmet AS ALWAYS -- I"m a nurse and I know how important that is. As I only had 1 foot in the stirrup and no rein control I...

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  •  April 12, 2010

    My life with Troxel

    My name is Cheyenne and I am 8 years old. My Dad is an American Indian Stuntman and horse trainer for the movies. We rescue wild and domestic horses and teach them kindness. I have worn your helmet since I was 3 years old and am now on my second one. The first one saved me three different times. All...

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  •  April 08, 2010

    Landed on the back of my head onto pavement

    I headed out on the trails in my brand-new saddle. While crossing the paved road to get to a trail on the other side, I noticed the saddle was a little crooked. I put some weight in one stirrup to straighten it until I got off the road and could tighten up the cinch. Well, the slippery nylon totally gave...

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