The VIPA Body Protector is designed for both female and male riders, and is constructed using Air Mesh, a lightweight material chosen for it’s strength, that allows for ventilation.
The Nitrex shock absorbing foam is especially designed to absorb impact when needed. Air holes give extra airflow and ventilation for rider comfort.
The VIPA Body Protector has been approved by the Australian Racing Board(ARB).
The VIPA Body Protector has been tested according to, and conforms with, EN13158: 2009 Standard Level 1. This level of protection is required by horse racing throughout the world. There are three levels of Body Protectors designed to protect the body from some impacts when falling from a horse: Level 3 is the highest level.