I do not like helmets. I like riding without a helmet. I grew up not wearing a helmet. I used to find it insulting as an adult that I had to wear a helmet even...» Read More!
Charles Owen has been selected as one of five finalists in the Head Health Challenge III presented by the NFL, Under Armour, GE and the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology....» Read More!
When was the last time you hit the ground? Did you land on your head? How did your noggin fair? How long have you had that helmet? Is your helmet up to safety standards? These...» Read More!
It wasn’t long ago that if a four-star rider cantered up the centerline in a helmet rather than a top hat, he or she was the exception rather than the rule. At the 2012 London...» Read More!
One K Helmets is Eventing Nation’s new sponsor for Sunday Links and I am absurdly excited about this. A few weekends ago, I dropped in to Tack Warehouse up in Woodland, CA in the interest of trying on...» Read More!
Team USA may be in bronze position overall but when it comes to helmets, we’re leading the pack. All six American riders completed their WEG dressage tests in helmets, making an unprecedented statement about where...» Read More!
July 12 is Riders4Helmets International Helmet Awareness Day, and I’ve been spending some time thinking about how my views on horseback riding headgear changed over the years, and how I came to mind my melon. I grew...» Read More!
The times they are a-changin’. Five years ago, you’d be hard-pressed to find a single helmet on dressage day at an FEI competition. Now more and more big-name riders are strapping on their crash hats...» Read More!
I said in my report from earlier today that the judges were in for a real treat with Elaine Pen and Vira, and this pair did not disappoint, scoring 43.2 to ultimately hold the overnight lead...» Read More!
Have you seen Evention’s new #mindyourmelon movement? As a rider who grew up NOT minding her melon by opting for a baseball cap over an approved equestrian helmet, I can honestly say that I am lucky to be alive,...» Read More!
Photos of Team USA goalie Ryan Miller’s 2014 Sochi Olympic mask have reportedly sparked a movement for more intimidating helmet designs for the 2016 U.S. Olympic eventing team in Rio. Designer Ray Bishop of Bishop...» Read More!
I never go anywhere without riding clothes, boots and helmet, and this year it came in handy … I’m currently at my parents’ home in Georgia surrounded by a family full of great chefs, great...» Read More!