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Body protectors, particularly an articulated shock absorbing vest for use in the equestrian sports. The vest is characterized by its capability of absorbing traumatic impact and crush, while not interferring with movement of the equestrian rider's torso and arms. The vest includes a back panel and two adjoining side panels conformed to fit the human torso. Each panel includes a plurality of shock absorbing cellular foam ribs independently and movably supported in skeletal array. A protective spinal sheath is supported upon the back panel.

Title
Body protector
Application Number
8/124185
Publication Number
5465424
Application Date
September 21, 1993
Publication Date
November 14, 1995
Inventor
Karen E Breitbach
Orangeville
CA
Douglas J Cudney
Orangeville
CA
Agent
David H Semmes
Assignee
Tipperary Sport Products
CA
IPC
A41D 1/04
A41D 13/00
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