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    Thumbs up Equine Canada - major rule change - Helmets required, all levels

    http://equinecanada.ca/index.php?opt...id=413&lang=en

    Equine Canada posted a major rule change. All EC Sanctioned Dressage shows are requiring riders to wear helmets, no matter the age or level of competition.

    Way to go Equine Canada!!!

    Link to the rule book where the specific change was made:
    http://equinecanada.ca/images/storie..._01Jan12-e.pdf
    http://www.mariposasporthorses.com/

    Practice! Patience! Persistence!



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    I hope our federation makes a similar change very soon.
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    So happy to see this! I hope many more Federations follow this example!!



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    I already think top hats have begun to look pretentious. Or maybe they always did?
    2012 goal: learn to ride like a Barn Rat

    A helmet saved my life.



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    Quote Originally Posted by TheHorseProblem View Post
    I already think top hats have begun to look pretentious. Or maybe they always did?
    The latter. It is high time that we realized that we are not Mr. Darcy and, as much as we like to think so, there is no need to show our class (swag!) by how tall our hats are. Besides, many of us can't grow proper mutton chops anyway on account of our sex.
    And this is the story of your red right ankle.



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