It's been a busy week and I have a conference I'm going to this weekend, so I haven't been riding since Friday. While you're waiting for my next riding tale, though, here are some thoughts on wearing helmets that have been on my mind.
A few days ago, a young acquaintance of mine -- someone I know through my trainer, who has worked with both of us over the years -- was bucked off her horse and landed on her head. She was complaining that night of a very bad headache, so I told her to go to the doctor, as it was likely she had a concussion.
Of course, she wasn't wearing a helmet.
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