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An Issue of Safety - Part 2

In Part 1 we covered an introduction to the new safety requirements for helmets that are rolling out throughout the UK, EU and here in New Zealand. Another very important safety item for the equestrian rider is the body protector or vest. Unfortunately, there’s not as much focus on vests as there are on helmets which is a shame as they are equally just as important.What is a body protector? First things first - A body protector is a padded vest designed to protect your torso (the area between ...

April 10, 2020

An Issue of Safety - Part 1

It’s been really interesting to see the volume of queries we have had at both events and via our website regarding questions around helmet safety since the NZ Pony Club Association published its press release and new guidelines for helmet certifications and tagging.Firstly, it’s great to see that the NZPCA have clarified their position and published it well in advance.Secondly, it’s heartening to see that parents and members are following up on these guidelines and care enough about their ...

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