Global Patent Index - EP 0974549 A1

EP 0974549 A1 20000126 - Safety belt for riders on horseback

Title (en)

Safety belt for riders on horseback

Title (de)

Sicherheitsgurt für Reiter

Title (fr)

Ceinture de sécurité pour cavalier


EP 0974549 A1 20000126 (EN)


EP 99830387 A 19990621


IT VI980123 A 19980624

Abstract (en)

Safety device for keeping a rider fastened to the saddle of a horse and allowing his natural movement, comprising two winders/unwinders (21, 22) of safety belts fastened to the saddle. The end parts of said safety belts are fastened to a band (30) tied around the rider's waist and provided with a quick clasping/releasing device (31) and with an emergency device (40) for automatic release of said band, which is controlled by at least one sensor (50) which is fastened to the saddle and/or to the rider's back. Said sensor emits a signal suitable for allowing the immediate opening of said emergency device when the horse inclines its back beyond a certain predetermined angle with respect to the horizontal for a predetermined time period and/or when the rider inclines his back beyond predetermined angles. <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7

B68C 1/14

IPC 8 full level

B68C 1/14 (2006.01)

CPC (source: EP)

B68C 1/147 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)


DOCDB simple family (publication)

EP 0974549 A1 20000126; IT VI980123 A1 19991224

DOCDB simple family (application)

EP 99830387 A 19990621; IT VI980123 A 19980624