Trauma Void EQ3 Lynx Eventing Helmet has double ventilation to keep the rider comfortable even in the toughest situations. The ventilation holes are lined with nets to prevent branches or the like from entering the helmet. The matte glossy surface makes it easy to keep your helmet clean and fresh. The liner (inner lining) is removable and has our Coolmax® technology for breathing and transporting moisture away. The lining can be easily washed clean with lukewarm water. The helmet is designed without any protruding shapes so as not to get stuck in case of an accident. Optimal for field riders, eventers, and jockeys.
CAUTION: Safety equipment must fit properly and be appropriately secured with manufacture approved parts only. Altering or adding to safety equipment voids warranty and can result in injury. As a safety precaution, inspect all products prior to each use.
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Mips stands for Multi-directional Impact Protection System. The system is built into the helmet, designed to protect the brain by reducing the harmful forces in case of falls from a horse.
How does Mips work?
Mips act as an extra shell inside the helmet and allow the helmet to rotate in all directions without affecting the head. But in other words, the helmet takes care of the rotational forces in the event of a fall from the horse, not your head. Therefore, it goes without saying that our riding helmets should be equipped with Mips® safety system.
Why do I need Mips?
If you fall from a height or fall, you are more likely to hit your head obliquely from the side than to land straight on your head. Oblique impact creates a rotational movement to which the brain is very sensitive. At best, in the event of a hard blow, you'll be fine with a minor concussion. If you're really unlucky, your brain tissue could be damaged.
How are our riding helmets tested?
Our riding helmets are tested in two versions; one with and one without Mips. To be approved, helmets need to reduce rotational forces by at least 10%. In most cases, our helmets significantly exceed this limit. Helmets are impact tested on the forehead, from the side, from the top, and the side from the front. The tests take place on all models and sizes, and are documented both via sensors and high-speed cameras. Back on Track Helmets have won numerous BEST IN TEST AWARDS.