Leading helmet manufacturer Troxel LLC has unveiled the Troxel Safety Resource Center, an interactive educational resource for the equestrian community.
“We are excited to deliver a site that is both educational and fun that appeals to riders of all ages,” said Shay Timms, CEO of Troxel. “The Safety Resource Center gives us a unique opportunity to share necessary helmet information with the community in new ways and we are excited to see what the community will add.”
Highlights of the new site include:
For Adults: Helmet Evaluation, Proper Fit Guide, and Online Resources
For Kids: Games, Helmet Myths, Tips for Finding the Right Helmet
For Educators: Lesson Plans, Certification Information, Testing Videos and Studies
Troxel’s Safety Resource Center incorporates Web 2.0 technologies, allowing visitors to interact and contribute their own perspectives on safety and helmet use. Their stories and comments appear in the “HeadSmart Blog,” where riders can recount firsthand experiences of “kicks falls and other close calls.”
The new website was designed by Teneleven Interactive, an Internet marketing agency based in San Diego, CA.
“We hope the Safety Resource Center will bring people together and help raise awareness of the importance of head protection,” said Timms. “Including riders’ actual stories, told in their own words, adds a level of impact and a fresh perspective to the safety center. We want to ensure that their stories are at the heart of everything we are doing to create safe products.”
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