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  • Why aren't tipperary vests certified

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    03-03-2012, 09:40 PM
Green Broke
I recommend trying one on to know which size fits best around shoulders and neck and tailbone area as those aren't typical measurements given. That's not always possible though as I know around me no one sells the one I have. But no matter the brand vests are an awesome investment and worth every penny.
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    03-03-2012, 09:52 PM
I'm actually considering selling my old Rodney that doesn't fit anymore. It's never been in a crash and has been used I'd guess about 100 times. If you're interested, you could pm me.
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    03-03-2012, 10:36 PM
I would try one on before buying but there is no where near me that I could do that :( there's another girl at my barn whose vest fits me but its a different style and it's lace up on the sides, so idk how the sizing would be diffenent
    03-03-2012, 11:42 PM
Wow...does the Tipp not actually meet any safety standards? :/ I know a good number of people at my barn who would be ticked off to hear that...they're not cheap.
    03-04-2012, 09:24 AM
Green Broke
Yeap look them up. They market them like they are protective vests but they are technically only a cushioned riding vest. I am surprised they don't have to clearly put that on the vest but yea look into them. It's because they flex.
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    03-04-2012, 12:05 PM
Originally Posted by SionTheMonster    
It's quite pricey, but the Tipperary Eventing Vest is absolutely AWESOME as far as comfort goes.
Tipperary is not certified and doesn't give a protection really. I'm always puzzled why they are so expensive.

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