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Helmets Mandatory for All at PBIEC

It is now mandatory for anyone on horseback at any time on the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center to wear a helmet. This includes competitors, grooms and exercise riders, during warm-up, riding around the facility and at awards ceremonies. Un

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Equine Guelph Urges Riders to Plan A Head

Helmet head may be unflattering but is it worth risking vegetable brain? No matter what the riding discipline, wearing a helmet is one of the best ways to plan ahead to minimize the chance of a brain injury. Safety starts before a foot even goes into

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15 Helmets Tested Reveal Poor Side Impact Protection

Recent testing conducted by a Swedish insurance company reveals that many brands of equestrian helmets do not protect riders as well as they could.