Protective Headgear for Equestrian Sports: The Texas Medical Association believes that educational programs should be given to parents, riding instructors, show organizers, and managers emphasizing the risks in horseback riding and methods to minimize them. A satisfactory, protective hat must be developed for each type of riding activity and worn when riding or preparing to ride. All riding schools, horse shows, rodeos, and other events at which young persons participate with horses should require that a protective hat be worn during the activity (Council on Public Health, p 98, A-93; reaffirmed CPH Rep. 2-A-09).
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October 07, 2016