Equestrian Riding Helmets
Equestrian riding helmets vary in style, purpose, and cost. The most important aspect to consider in choosing an equestrian riding helmet is safety. Horseback riding can be a very dangerous sport, especially certain disciplines like eventing and jumping. Most equestrian outfitters only sell equestrian helmets that conform to the Equestrian Medical Safety Association's (EMSA) guidelines. Here are the best equestrian riding helmets:
- Charles Owen Equestrian Riding Helmet. This best equestrian helmet can be used for everyday English riding. This Charles Owen riding helmet is made from a microfiber material that resists damage from daily wear. The harness is made from nylon to add comfort and fit to the helmet and preventing it from sliding. The Charles Owen equestrian helmet is available in black or charcoal in sizes 6 1/2 to 7 1/2. The Charles Owen equestrian riding helmet is ideal for you if you want to make an investment in a riding helmet for lessons and schooling shows. The Charles Owen helmet is EMSA certified.
- IRH Windsor Equestrian Helmet. This best equestrian helmet is ideal for the beginning to intermediate riders. The Windsor is a classic black velvet style show helmet that functions for dressage and jumping classes alike. You can also wear this helmet for daily riding and it fits easily under a cover if you want to keep it protected to look its best for showing purposes. This best equestrian riding helmet sits low and doesn't feel heavy. This helmet is also designed to keep you cool during warm summer months. The IRH equestrian helmet is very affordable and it is available is a variety of sizes and colors.
- Charles Owens Hampton Equestrian Helmet. The Hampton Equestrian riding helmet is ideal for showing. The Hampton equestrian helmet features a rounded design with an adjustable harness. This best equestrian helmet is also water resistant and features a headband so that it will stay in place while you are riding. This equestrian helmet is not ideal for riding in summer climates since it doesn't have moisture wicking properties or vents. The Hampton equestrian helmet is available in black, brown, and gray in sizes 6 1/2 to 8.
- Charles Owens Pro II Skull Cap Equestrian Helmet. This best equestrian helmet resists bacteria and odor. The Skull Cap equestrian helmet also features front and back vents to keep your head cool. This equestrian helmet fits well with built in "grippers" and is ideal for schooling shows or daily riding. Use this equestrian helmet for ground work, jumping, or dressage. The Skull Cap comes in black, gold, and silver. Sizes 6 3/4 to 7 1/2.