Pippa Funnell’s Champion Ventair Inspected By Safety Experts

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 […]

Don’t Wait For A Life Altering Event To Occur Before You Decide To Wear A Helmet

Tomorrow is International Helmet Awareness Day. Anyone who has shopped with Chagrin Saddlery knows just how seriously we take this. No employee sizes a helmet on a customer unless they have undergone extensive training, and even then they are still checked and rechecked. I have them check me too. It’s that important that a helmet […]

Fallon Taylor Breaking the Stigma of Wearing Helmets

2014 World Champion Barrel Racer Fallon Taylor talks about why she wants to break the stigma of wearing helmets.

RIDERS4HELMETS ANNOUNCES INTERNATIONAL HELMET AWARENESS DAY 2016

Global Network of Equestrian Retailers to Provide Helmet Discounts  Lexington, KY (September 14, 2016)–Riders4Helmets.com has teamed up with leading helmet manufacturers to host the seventh International Helmet Awareness Day on Saturday September 17th. Building on the success of International Helmet Awareness Day 2015, participating retailers all over the world will be offering discounts on helmets to equestrians on […]

Equestrian Riding Hat Testing With Gatehouse Hats (Video)

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.

The Evolution of Riding Hats (Video)

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.