•  April 08, 2010

    I'm here today because I was wearing a Troxel helmet

    On a beautiful spring day my daughter and I took our horses to a popular riding trail. We were 15 min into our ride when two young boys jumped off a rock on the hillside to our left . The jumping boys started a small rock slide and spooked my horse. The horse spun and bolted. I lost my footing...

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  •  April 08, 2010

    Helmet Safety!

    I was on a trail ride when my horse spooked and did a 360 degree turn around. I was thrown to the ground on top of pavement. My head hit the pavement so hard that if I did not have my helmet on, I do not know about what would have happen to me. I am sure that wearing a...

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  •  March 26, 2010

    Winners wear helmets in NBHA MS05

    My life changed dramatically in 2004. After my horse took an accidental fall during competition, which knocked both he and I out, I was left in a coma for 10 days, had paralysis on my right side for 3 weeks and suffered from short term memory loss. While in Methopdist Rehabilitation, my husband and I were watching NACAR on TV...

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  •  March 23, 2010

    Fox Hunt Crash

    I was riding in a drag Fox Hunt and we were galloping along a raspberry field. At the end of the field where the trucks and pickers drove was a puddle that was dried up except for some greasy mud over hard packed clay. I saw the leader's horse slip and almost go down. I tried to slow my horse...

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  •  March 19, 2010

    Hoof in the Head!

    Only a few weeks ago my helmet saved my head!! A friend of mine recently moved her horse to our horse park here in Fort Mill SC. This new guilding was in training in another pasture so we thought we would ride over from my pasture to visit him. I was riding my Morgan mare and my friend was riding...

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