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Hit-Air Airbagvest Adult
The airbag vest exists out of a body warmer filled with inflatable air cushions,
a back protector, a CO2-cartridge (non toxic, non flammable) and a spiral cord.
This vest gots Visco Elastan shock absorbing material which is placed behind the
CO2 cartridge provides additional protection with the airbag.
The airbag vest is worn over your clothes.
You won't even notice wearing the vest, until you fall. When you fall the spiral
cord will be pulled from the airbag vest and the CO2-cartridge will be
activated, releasing the gas which fills the vest in approximately half a
When the vest fills, you will instantly have the feeling an enormous unbreakable
balloon is wrapped around you. Above that, your neck will be surrounded by the
neck roll, this will reach from your ears to the underside of your cap. Your
body, with all its vulnerable and vital organs, is protected from your neck to
your coccyx and hip joints. You are indeed fully packed!
All of this will take place while you fall, fast enough to give you a soft
Every year a lot of children and adults get injured during the practice of
Next to the training you have received and the way you handle your horse, your
safety gear is of big influence in reducing and preventing serious injuries.
The airbag for horseriders is the best example! Just as having a decent
ridinghelmet and boots, everyone who chooses safety should have this vest in
their equestrian equipment.
The Hit-Air airbag system has been successfully in use since 1985. The Hit-Air
airbagvests are produced by Mugen Denko Co Ltd in Japan. They introduced the
Hit-Air airbagsystem in 1985 and have a proven safety record. Hit-Air is market
leader with their vests sold in Asia, Europe, Australia and America.
Activating the vest accidently rarely happens, even if you should forget to
disconnect the lanyard, because to activate the airbag a minimum of 35 kg is
necessary. So if you do forget to disconnect yourself from your saddle or horse
cart the airbag will not blow up, but the cord will only pull you back,
reminding you to disconnect. Riders will get used to the clip-on/clip-off system
The airbag vest is a fashionable vest which can best be described as a body
warmer with an integrated airbag system and back protection. Feel safe and enjoy
your ride without feeling suffocated by a tight body protector! The vest wears
nicely and the big advantage above a standard body protector is, that you don't
feel as a knight on your horse due to the stiffness of your body protector. The
system fits your body as a glove and is suitable for every part of the
If you fall, the airbag vest activates in less than a second and protects your
body from the neck to the coccyx.
After a fall, the vest is reusable. Just wipe of the sand en replace the CO2-
cartridge! The cartridge can be easily changed.
The airbag vest will make you feel save and you won't even notice wearing it.
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