The VT Helmet Lab is launching Equestrian Helmet Research. Over 30 million people in USA ride a horse each year and this contributes to 50,000 injuries annually. Most of them are head injures. So Pony Up and help us and Equestrian industry improve safety! 

Equestrian Helmet Research

Raised toward our $25,000 Goal
68 Donors
Project has ended
Project ended on April 25, at 11:55 PM EDT
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Comprehensive Equestrian Helmet Project Funded by USEF, USHJA, USEA, and Jacqueline Mars!

December 08, 2020

Dear Equestrian Fund Donors, with your generous support to get the equestrian helmet project launched last year we have now secured the $400k+funding from the USEF, USHJA, USEA, and Jacqueline Mars for the full comprehensive research project! Here's the news release and thanks again for the support to help us make the sport safer for all: 


Sincerely, Barry Miller 

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Covers several hours of helmet testing.



Helps with maintenance and upkeep of testing equipment.



Contributes toward the purchase of an equestrian helmet model to test.



Buys 1 equestrian helmet to test.


Blue Ribbon

Complete purchase and testing of 1 helmet model.


Triple Crown

Purchase and/or repair of linear and angular rate testing sensors.

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