10.14 Body Protectors
It is IMPORTANT that a Body protector MUST be correctly fitted to be safe and effective. An incorrectly fitted/sized Body Protector may cause injury to the rider. Body Protectors are compulsory for Ride to Time activities & competitions.
When riding Cross Country:
Compulsory for Grade 3 and above as follows: from 1st Jan 2021 a body protector must be labelled as complying to one of the following standards:
• EN13158:2009 Level 3
• BETA 2009 Level 3
• EN13158:2018 Level 3
• BETA 2018 Level 3
Body Protectors (minimum Level 1) are highly recommended for Grades 4-6.