SmartPak Monday Morning Feed: Why Silva Martin Always Wears a Helmet
Last week was Helmet Safety Awareness Week. However, we like to promote helmet safety every week of the year. Read this story from Team SmartPak Rider Silva Martin about why she’ll never get on a horse without her helmet.
Mind Your Melon: Figuring Out a Way To Fit In
Last month, Brianna Noble shared this video discussing the dilemma surrounding helmet fit, staying true to her identity, and determining how best to fit in in a community where most equestrians don’t look like her. (more…)
Weekend Wellness: Mind Your Melon
Here’s Evention TV to help remind you to take care of your brain and wear a helmet!
Your Turn: Don’t Forget Your Helmet!
A study suggests an alarming number of youth don’t wear riding helmets.
Independent Riding Helmet Test Indicates Major Differences in Levels of Protection
Folksam, a Swedish insurance company, conducted an independent test of 15 riding helmets available on the Swedish market and found major differences in the levels of protection from each. Take a closer look at its test here.
‘I Don’t Need a Helmet’… Until I Did
A simple trail ride turned into a potentially deadly situation.
2016 Best of HN #18: 9 Things Western Riders Who Wear Helmets Are Tired of Hearing
I’m not sure why my personal choice to wear a helmet has got you so upset, but seriously, people … chill out.
Helmets vs. Hats: A Showdown?
The tides are turning in favor of safety for equestrian disciplines across the board — even western. Lindsay Rausch contemplates the shift. (more…)
PSA: Beware the Helmet Bully
Helmet bullies. They’re out there. And they’re concerned about your safety. Jerks.
Huntcap dropkick remix
In this video, uploaded earlier this year, Horse Nation dropkicks a beautiful, seal-grey Ascot hunt cap that we paid a lot of money for really hard in a show of support of Charles Owen’s decision to discontinue hunt cap sales in 2013. (more…)
The BEST way to support International Helmet Awareness Day, of course, is to walk the walk–show everyone that you support helmets by wearing one yourself. But also check out Riders4Helmets for live webinars as well as a list of retailers offering helmet discounts. (more…)
Celebrate International Helmet Awareness Day, SmartPak-style!
Enjoy SmartPak’s latest HILARIOUS video production, and don’t forget that you can save up to 20% on your favorite helmet brands and get free shipping on any helmet–today only!!! (more…)