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Rodney Powell Elite Body Protector

Rodney Powell
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As riders and online shoppers, we know it can be tough to buy a new bridle or pair of boots without trying them on. That's why we moved the fitting room to your living room (or barn)! From breeches to blankets, if you or your horse can try it on, you can return it, free! Just use the pre-paid return label included in your order within 60 days from the purchase date. And of course, please make sure the item is in like-new condition with original packaging (we said 'fitting room', not 'war room'!).

The Elite is lighter, more flexible and breathable than ever before with enhanced protection over the spine and ribs. The protector utilizes a single layer of Nastec X32 foam through the length of the spinal region to provide unsurpassed protection against sharp impacts and to ensure the vest stays in close contact with your back.

The outer back panels are two perforated layers of Nastec X32 providing super ventilation as these panels are tapered at the waist. The elasticized waist adjustments really ensure the protector follows the contours of your back perfectly. The zip has a brand new polyethylene 'energy dissipation strip' which covers the zip area to help prevent severe energy being forced through.

The front panels are made from revolutionary NASTEC VBL foam, perforated and profiled for cool comfortable riding with very rapid chest shaping.

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BSEN 13158 Level 3

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    Rodney Powell Elite Body Protector is rated 4.1818 out of 5 by 11.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from excellent vest Bought to replace my old tipperary vest. After reading many reviews i decided on this one. Loved the high safety standards, and the fit is excellent, very lightweight and flexible.
    Date published: 2013-01-09
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fits the Bill Great protective vest and more comfortable than others I've tried, probably due to adjustability around the torso. Much more mobility in the shoulders and arms. I ride dressage, just bought a youngster and am getting to the point in my life where falls are not as easy to recover from. If you're looking for a little piece of mind, this is it! Vest runs a bit large, but exchanged through SmartPak no questions asked - even after I rode in it once!
    Date published: 2013-01-09
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product I bought this product because I've started doing more hunter paces and cross-country jumping and I figured if I wear an approved helmet, why would I not protect the other most important part of my body? I have also worn it on a regular trail ride and may even barrel race in it. The vest came ahead of schedule (awesome!#. It does have a powerful chemical smell, but even after only 2 rides, it is dissipating. The vest is a little tough to zip, but if I loosen the sides first, it makes it a bit easier. It feels a lot like a corset, but after about 5 minutes of riding, I no longer realize I am even wearing it. While mounted, it is not the least bit restrictive #I DON'T advise trying to put your horse's boots on while wearing it, though!). It is pretty hot to wear, which will be nice in the cooler months. However, all of these little things aside, I feel much more protected and I really love the vest. It's appropriately priced, if anything, a great deal considering some non-certified vests cost more! I ordered the 2 Standard size, and I am 5'2", ~115# and it is snug, but not too tight. The next size up would be too large, I think. Overall, I couldn't be happier with my vest, and would recommend it to anyone!
    Date published: 2014-03-30
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