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What are the best premium riding helmets?

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There is nothing important than safety when you are riding on your horse. Although horse riding can give an incentive but it is also one of the most dangerous sports as well whether you’re a first-timer or a seasoned equestrian, the best riding helmet can help you protect your head from 80% injuries in horse riding.

To reduce your nervous and stress and more focused on horseback riding, I have reviews here some premium helmets that are durable, solid and also come in various colors and sizes

#1 Ovation Equestrian-Helmets Protege Riding Helmet

This helmet from ovation is one of the best seller products on the market with thousands positive feedback. It offers mesh interior vents, which not only prevent debris and bugs but also ensure the well-ventilated and make you comfortable to wear even in the hottest summer.

It has the low profile design with sleek and professional look, what make it ideal to wear even in the competition or for beginner in horseback riding. There is the adjustable harness and the quick snap buckle that allows you to adjust it tighter or looser due to your head size.

Besides, it features an extended back shell for additional durability. The head lining is removable and washable. What I like about this helmet is that it available in 10 different colors for you to choose.

#2 Troxel Sport Horseback Riding Helmet

Although this is not the cheapest option but it will offer the great effective that worth your money. If you are looking for the durable and sturdiest helmet, this is surely the one that you should consider as it will keep you safe and secure while riding.

Troxel is the well know manufacturer due to their premium helmet for athlete equestrians. Apart from its professional look, I also highly appreciate this helmet due to its lightweight features and well ventilation.

This is the flexible helmet as it suitable for both an oval and round head. The only disadvantage is that the size chart may not really accurate as there is not much difference between the small and medium size. However, if you know your size, you still get the fit helmet.

#3 Tipperary Sportage Equestrian Sport Helmet

If you are looking for the helmet that can protect your head well and also off the nice look, you can consider this one from Tipperary. It offers multiple layers or interior liner, which will keep your head safe even you get the accident fall.

It features fantastic ventilation system with low profile ad soft padded lining, which makes the helmet dry quickly. So you can wear it comfortably even in the summer. The cover is ABS plastic will ensure the durability and impact resistant.

Just only about 17 ounces, this is one of the most lightweight helmet on the market. It features soft nylon strap which will keep the helmet stay in this position while ensure maximum comfort. This helmet comes with the lifespan recommendation of 5 years. After this time, your helmet tents to lose it shape.

#4 IRH 4G Helmet with Interchangable Comfort/Sizing Liners

This is the helmet with the sleek appearance. The down side of it is that it is quite expensive. However, it offers the great quality with study construction. It provides high visibility and features the adjustable harness. I would like to recommend it for professional riders, it it is the ideal helmet for competition which meets all safety regulations.

It is covered with the velvet layer on the outer shell. It is look nice but quite difficult to clean. It provide an average ventilation, which will keep you warm in winter but might not suitable to use in the hottest summer.


If you are looking for the more affordable options for your kid, the Equi-Lite DFS can be the one you need. There are not many riding helmet for child available out there and this helmet is the most safest helmet you can get. It gets the common but sleek design with five color available, which will attract the teenagers.

The cover outer is coated with shiny layer. There is a dial fit system that allow you to adjust the helmet to tighter or looser to fit with your head. There are 4 vent holds at the back and 5 vent holds at the front of the helmet, ensure the air-flow go through it.

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