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Best of Breed Riding Helmets and How They Are Tested
 By Winniefield Park   •   24th Nov 2021   •   365 views   •   0 comments


Purchase an ASTM-approved riding helmet made specifically for equestrian sports and you’ll be confident that your head will have good protection if you fall off. But not all helmets are created equal. The Helmet Lab research group out of Cal Tech is creating a process to evaluate riding helmets so manufacturers can develop the best protection for the sport. Here’s how they are testing helmets currently on the market.
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