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eventerdrew 11-26-2011 02:41 PM

Suggestions for articles about wearing helmets
 
Hey guys,

I'm writing a research paper for my college class and I was wondering if anyone had some favorite articles about why you should wear helmets, statistics or articles about horror stories (i.e. Courtney King-Dye and the like...already used her though) of falling off without a helmet.

Anything would be appreciated! Not asking you to do my research for me. I already have 15 +. Just looking for new ones :)

Thanks.

Derry girl 11-26-2011 02:58 PM

I dont have any "horror " stories but i did see a girl fall of once and her hat just split in2, turned out she had a hard fall the week b4, they think that might have damaged the hat.. so apart from wearing the hat, make sure the one you have is safe and has no bad cracks.. i think most companies recommend changing your hat at least every yr or 2.. well i suppose that would depend on how much u fall of lol

bsms 11-26-2011 04:43 PM

Link I posted last spring has links to some studies:

http://www.horseforum.com/horse-ridi...es-long-81416/

eventerdrew 11-26-2011 07:39 PM

bsms,

I got all of the articles off of your link already! Thank you so much for posting that thread. It was a fantastic read!


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