Equestrian helmets

Whether you ride English or Western, in the ring or out on the trail, a proper riding helmet is a key part of your riding kit.

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Ride right

There’s lots to think about when searching for the perfect riding helmet. There are different styles for different disciplines, each with unique features. Whichever style you choose, give yourself the advantage of a Mips® safety system every time you saddle up. 

Helmet safety

Checklist for choosing an equestrian helmet

There are many factors when choosing your perfect riding helmet. Here are a few to consider:

  • Rotational management

    Make sure the helmet is designed with a low-friction layer that’s intended to help reduce rotational force to the head during certain angled impacts like a Mips® safety system. 

  • Comfort and fit

    This is the most important one to get right. You’ll likely be wearing the helmet for long periods of time, so making sure it’s comfortable will ensure that you keep it on and enjoy wearing it.

  • Type of riding

    From jumping to trail riding, there are lots of different ways to enjoy your horseback riding activities. Choose a helmet that matches the needs of your particular riding style.

  • Safety certifications

    Most equestrian helmets available to consumers are required to meet certain safety requirements, but it’s best to double-check that it’s up to date with the latest regulations in your country.

  • Brand and style

    There are plenty of great choices of equestrian helmets available today. Be sure to choose one from a brand you know and trust, with a color and style that you’ll enjoy wearing.

Frequently asked questions about Mips equestrian helmets

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Featured equestrian helmets

Science & Technology

Mips was born from science and research

Our founders have spent decades studying the relationship between brain injuries and helmet construction. This deep knowledge and unrivaled experience are behind the latest Mips technologies for safer helmets.

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