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  •  April 15, 2016

    Horseback Riding & Helmets: The Hard Facts

    Did you know that 7,000,000 people participate in horse activities in the USA annually? That's a TON of riders and whether you're riding Western or English you're equally as susceptible to injuries. The height above the ground, the frequency of falls and the variables introduced by the horse itself, create an environment where head impacts are relatively common in horse-related...

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  •  March 16, 2016

    VIDEO: Helmets and Horses, Why you should consider wearing a helmet

    Eliana Sheriff, a television reporter with KEVN Black Hills FOX in Rapid City, South Dakota recently approached us about a story she had done on helmet safety. Our riders often share their experiences in the saddle with us in our Headsmart Testimonials but Eliana's story was unlike most. Reason being is that Eliana's accident was all caught on camera. In the blink...

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  •  January 28, 2016

    The Importance of Sportsmanship: 5 Keys to Success

    Troxel Athlete, Rachel Gagliardi, is a member of the Central Pennsylvania Youth Rodeo Association competing in Barrel Racing, Pole Bending and Breakaway Roping. She is the current Reserve Champion in Breakaway Away Roping and loves everything about competition. Here, Rachel talks about what sportsmanship means to her and shares her top 5 keys to success. We’ve all heard the words...

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  •  September 30, 2015

    Top 10 Halloween-Themed Reasons to Wear a Helmet!

    We have compiled a list of some of our favorite Halloween entries submitted from a past contest with Riders4Helmets. Riders were asked to list their Top 10 Reasons to Wear a Helmet. 1. Horses think plastic bags are horse-eating ghosts… 2. The jump that you jumped two days ago has suddenly grown horns and is going to attack your horse. 3...

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  •  July 11, 2015

    The Do's and Don'ts of Summertime Riding

    Troxel Athlete, Rachel Gagliardi, is a member of the Champion Barrel Racing Team and Reserve Champions in Pole Bending, Breakaway Roping, and Goat Tying in the Central Pennsylvania Youth Rodeo Association. She has been riding since the age of 8 and loves everything about competition. Here, Rachel shares important tips for protecting you and your horse from the summertime heat...

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