safetyfirst helmets
My last article talked about protecting your body from injury by wearing a protective vest. This time I’ll review how best to protect your skull, and more importantly – your brain.

The statistics on horse-related incidents are alarming. Wikipedia states that 20% of horse accidents come from merely standing near a horse. I’m buying that because my very own trusty steed of twelve years clocked me in the forehead a couple of years ago when I was slipping him through the gate for turnout. Thankfully he didn’t have hind shoes and studs on at the time. (New rule here: take horses through the gate, turn them around with your back to the gate and once you have an escape route, quietly hand off a cookie, let go and back out).

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