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post #1 of 166 Old 04-28-2012, 12:56 PM Thread Starter
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Do you wear a helmet?

How many of you wear a helmet/riding hat while riding? At our yard we have to wear a hat while mounted.
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post #2 of 166 Old 04-28-2012, 01:17 PM
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Yep. We aren't required to, but I do about 99% of the time. There was that random moment the other day that I forgot to put it on for a 5 minute jump back in the saddle to work on something moment. I am finally getting used to the way it feels now and don't notice it as much. :)
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post #3 of 166 Old 04-28-2012, 01:21 PM
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I have one on 100% times after my saddle broke and I was thrown off the horse.

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post #4 of 166 Old 04-28-2012, 01:25 PM
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I would literally never even consider not wearing a helmet while riding. That's just asking for bad karma in my opinion!
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post #5 of 166 Old 04-28-2012, 01:26 PM
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yep. always. love my helmet.
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post #6 of 166 Old 04-28-2012, 01:28 PM
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I don't, and never have, never having been made too when I was a kid, growing up on the "what doesn't kill you makes you stronger theory".
If I was raised to wear a helmet, I probably would but now it's something that doesn't even cross my mind, and I've had some pretty intense wrecks.
I should, but I don't.

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post #7 of 166 Old 04-28-2012, 01:28 PM
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Mostly. Depends on the horse & where I'm going and what I'm doing.

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post #8 of 166 Old 04-28-2012, 01:49 PM
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Yes I do

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post #9 of 166 Old 04-28-2012, 01:55 PM
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No I don't. I actually bought one but, just never could get used to it. It actually interfered with my riding because it felt so unnatural and was always messing with it!
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post #10 of 166 Old 04-28-2012, 01:57 PM
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I'm an always person, just feels wrong to ride without one

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