Earlier this year, Olympic event rider Pippa Funnell had a bad fall at Withington Manor Horse Trials which resulted in her withdrawing from Badminton Horse Trials. Pippa’s Champion Ventair helmet was sent back to Champion’s safety experts at their factory in Cardiff for inspection and this is what they found… Ventair Deluxe Navy jockey helmet […]
Troxel LLC, the worldwide leader in ASTM/SEI-certified equestrian helmets, has partnered with 2014 National Finals Rodeo (NFR) World Champion, Fallon Taylor to design a signature line of equestrian helmets and will be sponsoring the rider in an effort to help promote helmet awareness and rider safety. Taylor, a former model and actress, shocked onlookers […]
Tipperary launches its first toddler sized helmet in its bestselling style. Tipperary Equestrian is proud to introduce our Sportage™ helmet for toddlers! With all the benefits of the adult Sportage™, rest assured that your little one can still learn to ride with a helmet that meets the ASTM F1163-15 standard and is SEI Certified. Made […]
Jonty Evans talks to Bill Vero about the rigorous testing processes required for equestrian safety headwear. Bill has a lifetime’s experience in the hat industry and was involved in the development and evolution of the Gatehouse range of riding helmets, including the famous Gatehouse HS1 Jockey Skull.
Safety headwear expert, Bill Vero, talks us through the fascinating evolution of riding hats for equestrians, from the top hat right through to today’s technically advanced helmets.
Kim Gentry, an international Grand Prix rider and a member of the Australian high-performance squad gives a brief overview of correct helmet fit.