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        01-29-2013, 09:01 PM
      #41
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    I always wear one, and they have saved my life multiple times. Just be safe rather than sorry, you never know when your horse is going to spook or somthing.
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        01-29-2013, 09:21 PM
      #42
    Yearling
    Absolutely. There is no reason at all for me to not wear a helmet, it has zero effect on how I ride. I can think of a million reasons to wear a helmet and not a single reason to not wear one.
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        01-29-2013, 09:27 PM
      #43
    Foal
    I always wear a helmet, without fail. I also enforce this on my students. No helmet? No riding. It's just not worth the risk.
         
        01-29-2013, 10:12 PM
      #44
    Weanling
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    Originally Posted by jinxremoving    
    Absolutely. There is no reason at all for me to not wear a helmet, it has zero effect on how I ride. I can think of a million reasons to wear a helmet and not a single reason to not wear one.
    Agreed! Now that I'm wearing a helmet, I feel much safer! Not in a way of 'oh I can do stupid things because I have protection' but in a way of keeping me safe(r) if I fall off. It doesn't really bother me because it has no effect on my riding.
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        01-31-2013, 04:46 PM
      #45
    Weanling
    Didn't wear a helmet, and I've gotten many concussions. A month and a half ago I was riding my four year old mustang out on trails and a dog attacked us, and my horse threw me. Got a nasty concussion and had to ride the five miles back barely able to stay on the horse. So now I wear a helmet.
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        01-31-2013, 06:03 PM
      #46
    Foal
    I don't wear helmet when I am doing some light work in the school but I wear one when hacking or jumping.
         
        01-31-2013, 06:06 PM
      #47
    Yearling
    I always do!
         
        01-31-2013, 06:13 PM
      #48
    Started
    I should just wear a helmet all the time. Funny though Not once have I hit my head falling from a horse.. but many times on the ground tripping falling yup I even fall up stairs !!!
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        01-31-2013, 08:53 PM
      #49
    Green Broke
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    Originally Posted by Critter sitter    
    I should just wear a helmet all the time. Funny though Not once have I hit my head falling from a horse.. but many times on the ground tripping falling yup I even fall up stairs !!!
         
        01-31-2013, 08:58 PM
      #50
    Yearling
    I do. Mostly because my trainer insist on it. But I feel much safer with it on. I always manage to get my head hit on the tree branches while riding so a helmet is a must for me. Usandpets I am freaking talented.
         

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