San Diego, CA – January 6, 2010 – Troxel LLC, the worldwide leader in ASTM/SEI-certified equestrian helmets, announces Rebecca Orahood, from Young Arizona, as the grand prize winner of Troxel’s “Safety in Focus” photo contest. Orahood was selected from over 400 photographs submitted to Troxel’s new Safety Center website.
Rebecca Orahood snapped the winning photo on her recent visit to Lake Powell for the American Competitive Trail Horse Association ride in Big Water, Utah.
Orahood was awarded the grand prize of over $250 dollars worth of Troxel merchandise; the four runners-up received a Troxel helmet of their choice. Due to the number of truly remarkable submissions, Troxel also acknowledged the next ten best shots by awarding them with a Spirit helmet of their choice.
“The team at Troxel was blown-away by the amount of fantastic imagery submitted to the contest,” said Shay Timms, CEO of Troxel. Our goal was to develop a fun way to get the equestrian community thinking about head protection and this contest really exceeded our expectations.”
To see all photo contest winners, visit: http://www.troxelhelmets.com/safetyinfocus
About “Safety in Focus” Photo Contest
In an effort to gain awareness of Troxel’s new online Safety Center (http://www.troxelhelmets.com/safety), Troxel hosted its first photo contest. The contest ran for one month and invited individuals to enter their favorite shot of an equestrian rider wearing a Troxel helmet.
Troxel is the world's leading provider of ASTM / SEI certified equestrian helmets for competitive, schooling and recreational riding. Established in 1898, Troxel is recognized for its innovative design and research leadership in helmetry. Based in San Diego, California, Troxel now dedicates all its resources to equestrian helmets and related accessories, and has provided over three million helmets to the equestrian market.