This recall affects Ovation Protégé model equestrian helmets manufactured from December 2020 through December 2022, according to a recall notice  issued by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).
"The recalled helmets fail to meet the impact requirements of the ASTM F1163-15 standard for this type of helmet, posing an impact injury hazard to riders who fall," CPSC said.
The Ovation Protégé is an equestrian helmet that is certified by the Safety Equipment Institute (SEI) to the ASTM F1163-15 standard. The SEI certification label is located inside the helmets. The letters “OV” are printed on the front of the helmet.
The recalled equestrian helmets were sold online and at tack shops and English equestrian specialty stores nationwide from January 2021 through December 2022 for between $58 and $66.
If you purchased an equestrian helmet that is affected by this recall, you should stop using it immediately and return it to the point of purchase or to any Ovation authorized dealer for a free replacement Ovation Deluxe Schooler helmet.
This recall began on February 9, 2023.
The CPSC Recall Number for this item is 23-116.
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