Riding Hats & Body Protectors
Has your riding helmet and body protector been fitted by a Trained fitter?
It may sound minor but incorrectly fitted rider safety equipment can be seriously dangerous.
All our staff have been trained to the highest standard to help you choose a riding hat, and/or body armour, that not only suits you, but provides you with confidence in the knowledge that the protection that you are wearing fits correctly.
Riders competing under the rules of a Discipline, or The Pony Club, or Riding Clubs should refer to the respective rule books as to the standards allowed.
All our helmets and body protectors are to current standards set out by B.H.S The Pony Club British Eventing BERA BSJA.
Certified to current BSI EN, we also hold hats to the new PAS 015 standards.
New riding hat standards issued 18th Dec 2014.
Safety standards, including BSEN 1384, are typically revised every 5 years, but not every revision results in significant changes.
EN1384 hat Standard to be withdrawn. Read more.
How will it effect me? Read more.
Veiw BE Competitor's Dress & Saddlery Equipment rules here
Due to safety revisions, body protectors with the 2000 mark will no longer be permitted for competition use for British Eventing from 1st January 2018. Body armour with the 2009 label are still up to standard. Only body protectors with the 2009 label are acceptable for Pony Club activities as of 2017. Please check rule books for any riding club or group for the standards that they allow.
Please note we are unable to supply helmets or body protectors by mail order or through the Internet. We have added them to our web shop for you to browse only. For your safety, all rider safety equipment must be fitted by one of our trained staff. For more information, or to book a fitting appointment, please contact us.
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£60.00A traditional looking riding hat with a velvet finish, approved by Pony Club, BHS, BE, BERA, BSJA and all other major riding associations. Kitemarked to PAS 015:2011 and BS EN 1384:2012
£67.99The new Champion Air X Plus riding hat PAS 015 certified.
£127.99The Owens GR8 is a low profile riding helmet, Certified by SEI to ASTM F1163. Kitemarked to PAS 015:2011 and BS EN 1384:1997
£110.00A unisex flexible segmented style protector BETA 2009; EN13158: 2009 level 3
£79.99Champion Vanguard body protectors are a bespoke design for Girls & Ladies, BETA 2009; EN13158: 2009 level 3
£59.99A light and breathable body protector for adults and children, BETA 2009 and EN13158:2009 Level 3
£8.99£5.00A bag to make it easier to transport and store, as well as keep clean
£8.99A hat cover to fit all skull caps
£1.00A pair of heavyweight hairnets
£4.50A spray to prevent odours from your hat