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Survey: Helmet Use Common, But Helmet Care Often Subpar


Most horseback riders wear helmets when they ride. But many who don’t say it’s because helmets don’t fit well or are unnecessary. As for the riders who do, the helmets they use might not be offering their full protective value, a new study has shown.

“Most people don’t know that equestrians are more likely than combat veterans to have a traumatic brain injury,” said Ansley Grimes Stanfill, PhD, RN, associate professor and associate dean of research in the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis.

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