•  July 18, 2011

    Helmet Advice For Headache-Prone Riders

    Helmets must fit properly for optimum performance. For headache-prone riders, we recommend choosing a lightweight helmet such as Troxel’s Legacy or Dakota helmet. To find the most comfortable fit for your helmet, follow Troxel's fitting guide. Start with a size that feels not too loose or too tight on your head. It should sit one inch above the brow and...

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  •  June 23, 2011

    Laws Involving Equestrian Safety Helmets

    Republished courtesy of Julie I. Fershtman, Attorney at Law Legislation Involving Helmets Nationwide, some laws exist mandating the use of equestrian safety helmets. New York and Florida have helmet statutes on the books. A small number of municipal governments in Florida, California, and Washington have enacted helmet ordinances. New York Law New York’s helmet law took effect in...

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  •  June 08, 2011

    Top 10 Reasons To Wear a Helmet

    1. Safety helmets are 80 percent effective in preventing injury and death. 2. Even a mild concussion can be a life-changing experience. 3. There is no statistical correlation between skill level and injury likelihood. 4. Even a fall from a standing horse can be catastrophic. Your injury risk depends on the height from which you fall, not the speed at...

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  •  June 06, 2011

    Helmets for Extra Small & Extra Large Heads

    Looking for that perfect helmet in a not-so-average size? We're here to help! Smallest Troxel HelmetsTroxel’s Spirit, Sport and Legacy helmets are perfect for smaller head sizes. These stylish ASTM/SEI certified helmets can be adjusted to fit head circumferences as small as 19 5/8" using the DialFit™ comfort system. If the helmet needs to be sized smaller, the removable FlipFold™ headliner can be adjusted...

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  •  May 26, 2011

    The Top 10 Helmet Facts & Myths of Horseback Riding

    Facts Horseback riders have the same number of injury accidents* as motorcycle riders Because the hospital admission rate for injured riders (0.49/1000 hours) is greater than motorcycle riding (0.14/1000 hours), football and skiing, it is definitely considered a high-risk activity. Read more about this study in the The Equestrian Medical Safety Association (EMSA) Spring, 2010 Newsletter. Your horse doing something...

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