Horse Riding Helmets and Vests

Troxel Liberty Helmet The Liberty...
Troxel Liberty Helmet The Liberty Helmet is ultralight, with a low profile design, created for schooling and all-purpose riding. The large vents provide superior ventilation for a cooler, more comfortable...
Regular price $54.95
Regular price $54.95
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Features: Dial -Fit-System Cool-On-Lining -...
Features: Dial -Fit-System Cool-On-Lining - Hi-Tech, soft, fast drying lining pulls moisture away from you head to keep you cool and comfortable while riding. Cool-On-Lining is removable and washable.
Regular price $56.95
Regular price $56.95
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Ovation Deluxe Schooler Helmet Lightweight...
Ovation Deluxe Schooler Helmet Lightweight low-profile helmets from Ovation®! Helmet features rubberized finish, easy adjust dial for a snug fit. Loaded with features like extra strong adjustment teeth for added...
Regular price $54.95
Regular price $54.95
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Ultralight, low profile design created...
Ultralight, low profile design created for active riders. The self-adjusting SureFit™ Pro adjusts to the size and shape of your head for an unmatched level of comfort during long hours...
Regular price $64.95
Regular price $64.95
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Exselle Winter Riding Helmet CoverWe...
Exselle Winter Riding Helmet CoverWe all want to keep riding in the Winter, but it can really get cold. We have found a solution. Use our winter helmet cover. Now...
Regular price $18.99
Regular price $18.99
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Troxel Sport Equestrian Helmet The...
Troxel Sport Equestrian Helmet The original lightweight, ventilated equestrian safety helmet that redefined comfort and head protection. The Sport is still one of the lightest and most trusted helmets available....
Regular price $29.95
Regular price $29.95
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Why let your socks have...
Why let your socks have all the fun? Your favorite Zocks™ patterns are now available in stretchy helmet covers. Made of 83% nylon, 17% lycra.Made in the USA.
Regular price $19.95
Regular price $19.95
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On rainy days, keep your...
On rainy days, keep your helmet dry and protected with this fully elasticated rain cover which fits all Charles Owen riding helmets.
Regular price $14.50
Regular price $14.50
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Incorporating MIPS TECHNOLOGY into a stylish...
Incorporating MIPS TECHNOLOGY into a stylish Charles Owen helmet, the My PS is unique in the industry as it offers three certifications to three international equestrian standards: SEI certification to ASTM...
$245.10
$245.10
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CHARLES OWEN HAT DEODORIZERThe Charles...
CHARLES OWEN HAT DEODORIZERThe Charles Owen Hat deodorizer kills odor and bacteria in the helmet lining leaving a pleasant citrus fragrance.150 MLDue to federal regulations a we are unable to...
Regular price $11.99
Regular price $11.99
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Lycra Equestrian Helmet CoverWhether you...
Lycra Equestrian Helmet CoverWhether you are an English or Western rider, there will be days when the weather becomes inclement while riding your horse. Some helmets, especially those made out...
Regular price $11.99
Regular price $11.99
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Equivisior® Sun Protection For Use...
Equivisior® Sun Protection For Use With Riders Helmets. Keeps the sun out of riders eyes during horse riding! Perfect for shading the sun’s harmful rays from your face and ears...
Regular price $36.99
Regular price $36.99
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Lightweight low-profile helmets from Ovation®!...
Lightweight low-profile helmets from Ovation®! Helmet features:-Rubberized finish -Easy adjust dial for a snug fit-Extra strong adjustment teeth for added helmet life-High flow vents to keep you cool-Removable washable liner-Removable...
Regular price $59.95
Regular price $59.95
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EquiVisor The Only Helmet Sun...
EquiVisor The Only Helmet Sun Shade That Stays Put. Perfect helmet visor for shading the sun’s harmful rays from your face and ears. EquiVisor stays on while you ride, ski, or...
Regular price $39.50
Regular price $39.50
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Riding Helmets -FOB-The IR4G XLT...
Riding Helmets -FOB-The IR4G XLT combines great looks with superior comfort and fit. The comfortable chin strap features a quick-release easy-adjust hook-loop closure with a modified comfort harness that is...
Regular price $299.00
Regular price $299.00
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Riding Helmets -FOB-The IR4G XLT...
Riding Helmets -FOB-The IR4G XLT combines great looks with superior comfort and fit. The comfortable chin strap features a quick-release easy-adjust hook-loop closure with a modified comfort harness that is...
Regular price $280.00
Regular price $280.00
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The Roma Helmet Light is...
The Roma Helmet Light is a comfortable and easy to use light. Adjustable elastic straps help the helmet light to fit onto your helmet easily and securely to give extra...
Regular price $9.99
Regular price $9.99
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Plastic Helmet Covers Just spent...
Plastic Helmet Covers Just spent big bucks on your new Velvet Helmet and were off to the show and what is waiting for us Rain Rain Rain but never fear...
Regular price $3.99
Regular price $3.99
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Equestrian Riding Helmet Covers No...
Equestrian Riding Helmet Covers No Bow Customize your helmet with a helmet cover that suits your personality! Wonderfully made and easy to use. Made of Nylon.
Regular price $12.95
Regular price $12.95
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IRH Equi-Lite DFS HelmetThe IRH...
IRH Equi-Lite DFS HelmetThe IRH Equi-Lite DFS Helmet offers comfort and style at an affordable price. The helmet features a Dial Fit System (DFS) for a customizable fit, a sporty...
Regular price $49.95
Regular price $49.95
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Riding Helmet -FOB-IR4G helmets combines...
Riding Helmet -FOB-IR4G helmets combines the latest design with superior comfort. Whether you're in the show ring or schooling this helmet will keep you feeling cool while the IRG4's styling...
Regular price $199.95
Regular price $199.95
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Engineered to withstand the toughest...
Engineered to withstand the toughest terrain, the Sierra’s nylon and leather covering looks good while protecting the shell from scratches. The comfortable, self-adjusting SureFit™ Pro system and Air-Channel ™ headliner...
Regular price $119.95
Regular price $119.95
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Winter Riding Helmet Cover  We...
Winter Riding Helmet Cover  We all want to keep riding in the Winter, but it can really get cold. We have found a solution and that is this easy to...
$7.46 Sale Regular price $17.99
$7.46 Sale Regular price $17.99
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The Charles Owen The Rider...
The Charles Owen The Rider Riding Helmet is a traditional-style helmet sophisticated enough for the show ring. This low profile hat is covered in a short pile velvet and fitted...
Regular price $177.65
Regular price $177.65
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Riding Helmets and Vests

While horseback riding is one of the most enjoyable pastimes, it can also be one of the most dangerous without adequate protection. After all, whether you ride English or western, your equine partner could spook, trip, bolt, buck or rear without warning, potentially causing a serious accident. These risks are present whether you are riding your trusty quarter horse down a familiar trail or taking your young thoroughbred out on the cross-country course for the first time.

Because equestrians face these risks any time they climb into the saddle, it's crucial to take the necessary precautions with protective riding gear.

The Importance of Choosing Quality, High-Performance Protective Gear

Riding helmets and vests are two essential types of protective gear. Riding helmets are designed to protect your head from falls while body protector equestrian vests protect your internal organs, spine and ribs. Because both riding helmets and vests guard your vital body parts, it's important to choose top-quality, high-performance gear. 

Specifically, you want to choose a helmet that has the ASTM/ SEI seal of approval. To achieve this rating, helmets need to undergo various trials — including the Pointed Anvil Test and the Helmet Retention Test — to ensure they provide thorough protection.

How to Choose the Right Helmet 

Whether you ride English or western, the first thing that you want to do is check the helmet's equestrian safety standards and ensure it has the ASTM/ SEI seal of approval. Then, you can start narrowing down your style options. Some helmet brands like Troxel and Ovation manufacture a wide variety of helmets designed for everyday riding, while other brands such as Charles Owen focus more on show helmets. Some brands also offer various cuts like round or oval to fit a variety of head shapes. 

How to Fit a Helmet 

While it's important to choose a helmet that meets the proper equestrian safety standards, you also need to make sure the helmet actually fits you to receive full protection. Something as simple as wearing your hair up or down can affect the fit — and protection — of your helmet. To make sure you get the right size, follow these quick and easy measuring tips:

  • Wrap a soft measuring tape around the widest part of your head.
  • Make sure the tape measure stays over your hair and is about 3/4 inches above your eyebrows.
  • Note the measurement and remeasure again to ensure you have an accurate number.
  • Some helmets will use either inches or centimeters for their sizes, so you may need to convert to get the right measurement. 

Overall, the perfect riding helmet should fit snug so you feel an even pressure all around your head.

Stay Safe and Stylish With Our Collection of Riding Helmets and Vests 

Horse Tack Co. has a variety of protective gear manufactured by top equestrian brands, including: 

  • Charles Owen riding helmets.
  • Ovation riding helmets.
  • Troxel riding helmets.
  • IRH riding helmets.

We also have additional protective gear to keep your equipment in great shape and your ride comfortable, such as: 

  • Helmet spray.
  • Helmet bags.
  • Sun visors.
  • Velvet helmet protectors.

At Horse Tack Co., we want to help you stay safe while loving the ride. If you need any help choosing your riding helmet or vest, just reach out to our knowledgeable team at 866-624-8225 or send a message online.     

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