Riders4Helmets Celebrates 4th Anniversary With Massive Helmet Giveaway And Chance To Win An iPad Mini

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Lucky Equestrians Offered Opportunity to Win One of 28 Helmets or an iPad Mini Lexington, KY (April 24th, 2014)–This month, Riders4Helmets.com, the popular helmet awareness campaign, is celebrating its four-year anniversary of educating equestrians on all aspects of helmet safety, by hosting a monumental giveaway. Lucky equestrians could win one of 28 helmets, a Charles Owen […]

Happy 4th Birthday Riders4Helmets!

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riders4helmets is celebrating our 4th anniversary by giving away a hoard of helmets, body protectors and even an iPad Mini, in our annual safety giveaway. Huge thank you to Tipperary Equestrian, Charles Owen, Troxel Helmets, One K Helmets and Ovation Riding for once again coming up with the helmets and body protectors. The giveaway will […]

13th Annual Equine Industry Vision Award Winner Selected for 2014

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Zoetis and American Horse Publications are proud to announce that a winner has been selected to receive the 2014 Equine Industry Vision Award. Sponsored by Zoetis, the award is intended to recognize innovation, leadership and service.  All of this year’s nominees were outstanding examples of these qualities. The six members of the Equine Industry Vision […]

Himes Unveils Legislation to Curb Horse-Related Deaths

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WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) has announced legislation to require all equestrian helmets manufactured and sold in the United States to meet certain safety standards. The Christen O’Donnell Equestrian Helmet Act – named after a 12-year-old Darien girl who died after being thrown from her horse wearing a hard hat that looked like a helmet […]

US Dressage Team Rider Silva Martin Sustains Head Injury

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Following her recent success on the gold medal winning team at the Nations Cup and winning the PSG at the Palm Beach Derby riding Rosa Cha W, US Dressage Team rider Silva Martin has sustained a riding injury at her training facility in Wellington, Florida. Statement from US Eventing Team Rider Boyd Martin regarding his […]

Global Support Continues For Stricken Formula One Champion Michael Schumacher


From facebook.com/comeonschumi “This is the good thing about people and believing in miracles. When it looks dim. When it has been longer than what Doctors “think” is normal. People…..people with good hearts and determination can come together from across the Globe and together ALL of us can unite for you. To be of support and […]

Why Helmets Are A Must In Starting Gates


Reasons for assistant starters to wear helmets in the starting gates. This photo is the liner of the helmet (shell has been removed) that shows the internal damage to the helmet after coming in contact with the horse’s hoof!!! The assistant starter was not injured, thanks in part to his helmet doing its job. Thank […]

Helmet Safety with Roy Burek

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Roy Burek, Managing Director of Charles Owen, offers some important information about helmet awareness and safety measures, notably the effects of injury and how to help yourself recover from concussion as well as emphasizing the reasons why riders should always wear helmets. Visit their website for information about their range of products at www.charlesowen.com.

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