Riding Hats & Helmets

Riding Hats & Helmets

77 items
Horze Pacific Defenze Adjustable Riding Helmet Horze Pacific Defenze Adjustable Riding Helmet
RRP -17%

Horze

Pacific Defenze Adjustable Riding Helmet

€49.99
RRP: €59.99
(120)
Horze Orbital Helmet with Ventilation VG1 Horze Orbital Helmet with Ventilation VG1
RRP -50%

Horze

Orbital Helmet with Ventilation VG1

€59.99
RRP: €119.99
(1)
OneK Defender Pro Matt Riding Helmet OneK Defender Pro Matt Riding Helmet

OneK

Defender Pro Matt Riding Helmet

€239.95
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Horze Triton Riding Helmet
RRP -14%

Horze

Triton Riding Helmet

€59.99
RRP: €69.99
(26)
Horze Empire Riding Helmet Horze Empire Riding Helmet
RRP -10%

Horze

Empire Riding Helmet

€116.99
RRP: €129.99
(12)
Horze Crest Helmet
RRP -20%

Horze

Crest Helmet

€39.99
RRP: €49.99
(6)
Horze HaloRider Riding Helmet Horze HaloRider Riding Helmet
RRP -22%

Horze

HaloRider Riding Helmet

€69.99
RRP: €89.99
(199)
B Vertigo Majoris MIPS Technology Riding Helmet B Vertigo Majoris MIPS Technology Riding Helmet
RRP -10%

B Vertigo

Majoris MIPS Technology Riding Helmet

€152.99
RRP: €169.99
(2)
uvex elexxion MIPS Riding Helmet uvex elexxion MIPS Riding Helmet
up to -14% (RRP)

uvex

uvex elexxion MIPS Riding Helmet

From €189.99
RRP: €219.95
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uvex suxxeed blaze Riding Helmet uvex suxxeed blaze Riding Helmet

uvex

uvex suxxeed blaze Riding Helmet

€399.95
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Harry's Horse Challenge Riding Helmet
RRP -15%

Harry's Horse

Challenge Riding Helmet

€89.21
RRP: €104.95
(17)
GPA 4S Speed Air Hybrid Riding Helmet GPA 4S Speed Air Hybrid Riding Helmet
up to -15% (RRP)

GPA

4S Speed Air Hybrid Riding Helmet

From €467.46
RRP: €549.95
Jin Stirrup Icona Fiberglass Riding Helmet
RRP -24%

Jin Stirrup

Icona Fiberglass Riding Helmet

€349.99
RRP: €462.00
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OneK Defender Pro Matt Rosegold Pipe Riding Helmet OneK Defender Pro Matt Rosegold Pipe Riding Helmet

OneK

Defender Pro Matt Rosegold Pipe Riding Helmet

€239.95
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Samshield Shadowmatt + 5 Swarovski, Regular (without liner)
RRP -15%

Samshield

Shadowmatt + 5 Swarovski, Regular (without liner)

€345.10
RRP: €406.00
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uvex elexxion PRO Riding Helmet uvex elexxion PRO Riding Helmet
RRP -25%

uvex

uvex elexxion PRO Riding Helmet

€179.96
RRP: €239.95
(2)
Horze Helmet Lining Insert for Empire Helmet
RRP -30%

Horze

Helmet Lining Insert for Empire Helmet

€6.99
RRP: €9.99
(2)
Samshield Liner Shadowmatt
up to -20% (RRP)

Samshield

Liner Shadowmatt

From €32.00
RRP: €40.00
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Samshield Liner Premium
up to -25% (RRP)

Samshield

Liner Premium

From €30.00
RRP: €40.00
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Finntack Pro Jockey Helmet
up to -25% (RRP)

Finntack

Pro Jockey Helmet

From €65.25
RRP: €87.00
(10)
OneK Helmet Liner

OneK

Helmet Liner

€24.00
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OneK MIPS Helmet Liner OneK MIPS Helmet Liner

OneK

MIPS Helmet Liner

€24.00
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GPA Easy riding helmet

GPA

Easy riding helmet

Horze Triton Galaxy Riding Helmet Horze Triton Galaxy Riding Helmet
RRP -20%

Horze

Triton Galaxy Riding Helmet

€79.99
RRP: €99.99
(61)
Harry's Horse Safety Helmet, Chinook
RRP -15%

Harry's Horse

Safety Helmet, Chinook

€59.46
RRP: €69.95
(5)
Horze Arix Crystal Helmet
RRP -8%

Horze

Arix Crystal Helmet

€119.99
RRP: €129.99
(47)
Horze Women's Helmet with Crystals Horze Women's Helmet with Crystals
RRP -10%

Horze

Women's Helmet with Crystals

€89.99
RRP: €99.99
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Horze Women's Skylar Riding Helmet Horze Women's Skylar Riding Helmet

Horze

Women's Skylar Riding Helmet

€94.95
(1)
GPA Liner
up to -15% (RRP)

GPA

Liner

From €42.46
RRP: €49.95
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Horze Solara Riding Helmet
RRP -13%

Horze

Solara Riding Helmet

€129.99
RRP: €149.99
(19)
Back on Track EQ3 MIPS Riding Helmet w/ Microfiber Back on Track EQ3 MIPS Riding Helmet w/ Microfiber

Back on Track

EQ3 MIPS Riding Helmet w/ Microfiber

€204.90
(10)
Horze Noir Riding Helmet with Shiny Frame & Sun Visor Horze Noir Riding Helmet with Shiny Frame & Sun Visor
RRP -15%

Horze

Noir Riding Helmet with Shiny Frame & Sun Visor

€127.49
RRP: €149.99
(2)
uvex exxential II MIPS Riding Helmet uvex exxential II MIPS Riding Helmet
RRP -12%

uvex

uvex exxential II MIPS Riding Helmet

€139.99
RRP: €159.95
(3)
Pikeur Abus AirLuxe Pure Riding Helmet Pikeur Abus AirLuxe Pure Riding Helmet

Pikeur

Abus AirLuxe Pure Riding Helmet

€299.95
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GPA Easy Speed Air Hybrid Riding Helmet GPA Easy Speed Air Hybrid Riding Helmet
RRP -15%

GPA

Easy Speed Air Hybrid Riding Helmet

€339.96
RRP: €399.95
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Pikeur Abus AirDuo Riding Helmet Pikeur Abus AirDuo Riding Helmet
RRP -15%

Pikeur

Abus AirDuo Riding Helmet

€169.99
RRP: €199.95
(1)
GPA Easy Evo Hybrid Riding Helmet GPA Easy Evo Hybrid Riding Helmet

GPA

Easy Evo Hybrid Riding Helmet

€399.95
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uvex perfexxion II grace Riding Helmet uvex perfexxion II grace Riding Helmet
up to -15% (RRP)

uvex

uvex perfexxion II grace Riding Helmet

From €305.96
RRP: €359.95
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OneK MIPS Avance Matt Coloured Pipe Riding Helmet OneK MIPS Avance Matt Coloured Pipe Riding Helmet

OneK

MIPS Avance Matt Coloured Pipe Riding Helmet

€359.00
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uvex Tocsen Crash Sensor

uvex

uvex Tocsen Crash Sensor

€79.90
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GPA 4S First Lady TLS Riding Helmet GPA 4S First Lady TLS Riding Helmet

GPA

4S First Lady TLS Riding Helmet

€569.95
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Harry's Horse Matterhorn Shiny Riding Helmet Harry's Horse Matterhorn Shiny Riding Helmet

Harry's Horse

Matterhorn Shiny Riding Helmet

€139.95
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The riding helmet - with safety in mind!

Did you know that riding helmets have a kind of best-before date? Most people probably know that a riding helmet should be replaced after a fall. Fewer people are aware of the fact that even a high-quality helmet that has never been involved in a fall should be replaced after eight years. After all, safety comes first when riding, no matter what age. At least it should, because no matter how long you've been riding or how well you know your horse, unexpected situations can always arise. Falls are simply a part of riding. There is a reason why riding helmets have become compulsory in high level dressage. Helmets are even becoming increasingly popular in western riding.

Riding helmets - that extra bit of safety and design

Unfortunately, when riding helmets are not compulsory, many riders tend not to wear them. Nowadays, though, a riding helmet does not have to be unsightly, uncomfortable to wear or even expensive. The latest innovations in comfort and functionality should win over even the most helmet-shy rider. On the whole, the weight and ventilation of the helmet play an important role. The general rule for riding helmets is: no matter what price range the helmet is in, they all comply with current safety standards. Some helmet models, such as the Uvex Exxential Mips or the Uvex Elexxion Tocsen, also have additional safety features. The difference in price is often due to certain extras, which mainly affect the wearing comfort of the riding helmet. Lightweight materials and good ventilation are especially in demand in summer, when temperatures rise outside. In winter, when it is quite common to wear a cap under the helmet, it is especially practical if the helmet can be adjusted in size or if the helmet lining is removable. Other special features available on certain models, such as the Uvex Suxxeed, include an antibacterial and washable inner lining. The ponytail cut is particularly suitable for riders with long hair, e.g. the Uvex Exxential, where the ponytail can be pulled through the helmet. A length-adjustable and softly padded chin strap rounds off a comfortable helmet. Like comfort features, there are hardly any limits to helmet design these days. Glittery models with either glitter or individual crystals stand out alongside helmets in matt, shiny or the classic suede look. There is something for every taste. In addition to our own brand, you can also find riding helmets from Uvex, GPA or Back on Track in our shop.

Which helmet is right for you depends on what you ride. In principle, you can use a modern helmet for any riding discipline, but certain helmets have become more common for the individual disciplines. The only thing you should not do is use an old helmet without a three-point attachment. Such a helmet offers no protection because it slips immediately in a fall or is completely loose.

A modern helmet, also called a classic riding helmet, is suitable for leisure, dressage and show jumping riders. For military or competition riding, which is nowadays also called eventing, there are special, particularly robust helmets that also protect the neck. Western riders usually prefer brown helmets with a rough surface and possibly with decorations. At show jumping, dressage riding and military competitions, wearing a helmet is compulsory.

Only a helmet that fits properly will protect the rider's head. Therefore, you should make the effort to find a helmet that is the right size for you. However, this is almost impossible without trying on the helmet. The decisive factor for the right size of helmet is your head circumference. Many manufacturers and online shops indicate the size of the helmet in either the usual hat sizes (e.g. 55) or as S, M, L etc..

However, most helmets can be adjusted slightly in size. In any case, the helmet should fit so that your ears are exactly in the side triangles where the chin strap is attached. When you shake your head, the helmet should stay in place even if the chin strap is open. On the other hand, it should not be so tight that it is uncomfortable.

There are various reasons for replacing a helmet. With children, a new helmet is usually necessary because the child has grown and the circumference of their head has increased. 

The following applies to helmets for both children and adults: After a fall from a horse, the helmet should be replaced.

Even if you don't see any damage to the helmet, the material may have developed small, fine cracks - perhaps invisible under the lining. In the event of another fall, the helmet will break in these places, instead of protecting the rider's head. This can lead to additional injuries. Even without falls or with an unchanged head circumference, a riding helmet should be replaced every 10 years at most, but preferably after five. Every material wears out over time. This is especially true for helmets, which are exposed to different temperatures and weather conditions.