Helmet choice is important. Wearing a safety helmet is even MORE important.
A barn friend cracked her helmet, simply pulling the stable door closed. The door was stuck, but it slipped suddenly, clipping my friend in the head. Her Troxel helmet cracked, but her head did not.
Use Your Head! Choosing a Safety Helmet for Horseback RidingEquestrian helmets are essential to safety in the riding arena or on the trails. This article outlines how to find a horseback riding helmet that fits the head and fits the bill. http://voices.yahoo.com/product-review-troxel-spirit-equestrian-helmet-284852.html