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Troxel Becomes Alliance Partner of the Certified Horsemanship Association and Sponsors CHA’s March Training Tuesdays on “Horses in the Morning”
(March 2019) – The 2019 Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA) has added Troxel as a CHA Alliance Partner. Troxel is a leading provider of ASTM/SEI certified equestrian helmets. With more than four million helmets in the equestrian market, Troxel’s safety record is second to none. With both Troxel and CHA’s commitment to safety, this partnership is a perfect fit for both organizations.
Troxel will also sponsor the March episode of CHA’s Training Tuesdays on the “Horses in the Morning” Radio Show. CHA CEO Christy Landwehr and Horse Radio Network founder Glenn the Geek will interview CHA instructors Anne Brzezicki and Keli Wakeley about grooming tips and tricks during the live radio show on March 18, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. In addition, Troxel’s Brand Manager, Jenny Beverage, will join to discuss what riders should look for when purchasing an equestrian helmet and when a rider should replace their helmet. To listen live or to catch the recorded show, visit http://cha-ahse.org/store/pages/218/Horse_Radio_Network_Show.html.
Beverage, of Union, OR, grew up in the saddle and found her “Why” in life after seeing the spot where a family acquaintance died from a head injury while riding her horse to a trail head. She has been with Troxel Helmets for more than 15 years helping to develop helmets that riders want to wear. Troxel was the first to develop a light-weight vented ASTM-approved equestrian helmet, and it is the only physician-developed line of equestrian helmets on the market. Troxel offers helmets and accessories to riders of all kinds, including English, Western, and trail. For more information, please visit www.troxelhelmets.com.
Brzezicki of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, is CHA’s Vice President of New Initiatives, a CHA Master Instructor, and a CHA Assistant Clinic Instructor. She is the former Director of the Equestrian Program at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) and former coach of MTSU’s Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) equestrian team. She was honored as the 2015 CHA Instructor of the Year, 2003 IHSA Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, and was the 2004 IHSA Regional Coach of the Year.
Wakeley is a CHA Certified Instructor who offers instruction and training specializing in showmanship, hunter under saddle, hunt seat equitation, competitive trail, and western pleasure horsemanship and showmanship through her business KW Performance Horses in the Gainesville, Florida area. She has competed at events affiliated with the American Quarter Horse Association, American Paint Horse Association, and the Appaloosa Horse Club. She is also the Equestrian Director at Keystone Camp and Conference Center in Starke, Florida.
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