A riding helmet is an essential accessory for every rider; this offers you protection when you go out with your horse and is mandatory during competitions and in the stables. Selecting a riding helmet that fits well is a prerequisite for being truly protected and being able to mount your horse with confidence. Therefore, when choosing your riding cap, pay close attention to the cap size, which is indicated in centimeters. The circumference at the widest point of your head determines the required cap size.
Different types of riding caps
At Ingrid van Berlo you are at the right place to find a quality riding helmet. Our range consists of riding caps from various renowned brands, such as Samshield , Harry's Horse , GPA and BR . The caps are not only available in different cap sizes, but at Ingrid van Berlo you can also choose from various models of riding caps. For example, caps with glitter accents are possible, but you can also opt for chic caps in matte black. Many of our riding caps contain a removable liner that can be washed out. In addition, some of our horse caps are equipped with a rotating system that allows you to adjust the fit to the shape of your head. Because we offer caps in different colors, you will surely find a riding cap that matches your competition outfit.
Fit riding cap
The riding helmet is one of the most important parts of your riding outfit. This has everything to do with your own safety, because wearing a cap greatly reduces the risk of head injury. This makes wearing the right fit even more important. It is important that the chin strap is not too tight. A good starting point is that when you open your mouth, you feel the band. The cap itself must also fit perfectly on the head. A suitable way is to measure the circumference of the head using a tape measure. Measure from two centimeters above the eyebrow. The circumference in centimeters is the size you need.
Riding helmet material
Just like the fit, the material is also an essential element. Caps made of titanium or carbon offer the best protection, which is why they are often a bit more expensive compared to caps made of ABS. In addition to the material, also take ventilation of a cap into account. A well-ventilated horse helmet reduces moisture, so that your helmet stays fresh.
Riding helmets are specially designed helmets that are worn while riding. They are designed to protect the rider from head injuries in the event of a fall or accident. Riding helmets are mandatory for competitions and recreational riding.
Riding helmets are required to meet ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials) or SEI (Safety Equipment Institute) safety standards. This means that they have been tested and approved for use in horse riding. It is also important to know that helmets have a limited lifespan and should be replaced after a fall or if there are signs of wear or damage.
There are many different brands that offer riding helmets such as Charles Owen, Samshield, Abus, BR etc. Each brand has its own unique style and fit, so it's important to try and fit before buying.