•  March 27, 2012

    What It's Like to Have a Traumatic Brain Injury

    In honor of Brain Injury Awareness Month this March, we wanted to dedicate a blog post to this very important issue. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), traumatic brain injuries (TBI) occur when an external force injures the brain, and every year 1.7 million Americans sustain a TBI. A brain injury can happen anytime, anywhere, to...

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  •  March 16, 2012

    You Can Leave Your Hat On – Mandatory Helmet Rule

    Effective April 1, 2012, ALL persons mounted on a horse on competition grounds are required to wear an ASTM approved helmet: GR801 Dress 2. It is compulsory for all persons at Federation licensed hunter, jumper or hunter/jumper competitions when mounted anywhere on the competition grounds, to wear properly fastened protective headgear which meets or exceeds ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials)/SEI...

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  •  March 01, 2012


    The Share The Love Photo Contest is over. Thank you to those who participated. Winners will be notified 3/13/12. February has us feeling the love. The object of our affection? Our loyal fans. Our new line up of helmets this Spring are so comfortable you have to try them on for yourself! So we decided to give away some helmets...

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  •  December 30, 2011

    Helmets Required for all Levels of Equine Canada Dressage Competition in 2012

    Content shared from Riders4Helmets December 27, 2011—Equine Canada and Dressage Canada are taking an industry-wide leadership role by requiring all dressage riders to wear helmets in competition. Commencing in 2012, a national rule change will require all riders to wear helmets for all levels of Equine Canada sanctioned dressage competition. The rule for January 1, 2012 is SAFETY HEADGEAR...

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  •  November 17, 2011

    FEI Approves New Safety Helmet Rule But Delayed for Year

    Shared via JANEIRO, Nov. 14–The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) approved on Monday a new rule making protective head gear mandatory on show grounds, but the United States Equestrian Federation succeeded in delaying its implementation for a year to provide time for vaulting and reining to prepare for the change. The proposed new international rule would apply to all disciplines governed...

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