Jockeys safety helmets and vests

As of June 2019

1. Safety helmet

Please note that a jockey must not ride in a race without wearing a safety helmet prescribed by the JRA and a safety helmet must meet the standards outlined in the table below.

1 JRA standard ARAI
2 European standard EN1384: 1996 and beyond
PAS015: 1994 and beyond
VG1 01.040 2014-12
UTAC/CRITT 04/2015
   89/186/CEE
   89/686/CEE
3 Australian standard AS/NZS 3838 2003 and beyond
4 American standard ASTM F11 63-01 and beyond
SNELL 2001 and beyond

2. Safety vest

Please note that a jockey must not ride in a race without wearing a safety vest prescribed by the JRA and a safety vest must meet the standards outlined in the table below.

1 JRA standard DESCENTE
2 European standard EN13158: 2000 Level 1 and beyond
3 Australian standard ARB 1998
4 British standard Satra Jockey Vest Standard Document M6 issue 3
5 American standard ASTM F2681-08
ASTM F1937