Put your head first with these adjustable riding helmets

If you’re in the market for a new helmet, then don’t miss these adjustable riding helmets designed to help ensure the perfect fit.

Charles Owen J3


This helmet is a favourite with cross-country riders as it has a low profile structure that reduces bulk and its four ventilation holes provide a cooler ride. The helmet features a suede lined leather harness that extends to the nape of the neck and is soft to the touch. In addition to this, the helmet has adjustable rear padding to allow the rider to customise the fit to their individual needs. The J3 includes a matte silk cover embroidered with the Charles Owen logo.

RRP: £126.95

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Casco Prestige Air


The Casco Prestige Air helmet has been designed to ensure maximum ventilation and comfort. This helmet is held in a perfect position by the net, regardless of the rider’s head shape, without touching the head itself. The helmet is adjusted by the innovative ‘Loc’ feature, which opens and adjusts in one surprisingly simple action.

RRP: £339

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Kask Dogma Light


This helmet from Kask features a self-adapting adjusting system, which allows the helmet to automatically fit on the rider’s head by gently cradling the back of the head.

RRP: £343

Visit: www.justridingshop.com

Horze Supreme Triton Galaxy 


This well-fitted adjustable riding helmet comes in four sizes. The harness, chin strap and outer cover is wrapped in a comfortable microfiber textile to provide a clean and classic look. The helmet has an ABS shell and white EPS foam, along with a removable ventilated lining. The helmet also features ventilation slots in the front and back, to add extra breathability and comfort.

RRP: £50.99

Visit: www.horze.co.uk

Gatehouse Air Rider Mark II


This lightweight riding helmet features a dial adjustment, four-point harness and a removable washable liner. It is kite-marked to PAS015 2011 and is suitable for both competition and leisure riding with the exception of cross-country due to the peak. Available in junior and adult sizes.

RRP: from £82.99

Visit: www.wefi.co.uk for stockists such as www.naylors.com

Protector Competitor

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The Protector Competitor comes with the E2001 SNELL accreditation – the highest manufactured equestrian standard. This adjustable riding helmet is available in a matt or shiny finish with a suede peak and laced harness.

RRP: £306

Visit: www.pateyhats.com

Samshield Shadowmatt


The shimmer top is one of the latest helmets to be added to the Samshield collection. This helmet features a textured patent leather and offers an interesting contrast to the matte finish of the Shadowmatt. The helmet is purchased in your hat size, however its adjustable liner fits internally to give an exact fit. Available in navy, black and brown.

RRP: £384

Visit: www.dressagedeluxe.co.uk

Uvex Exxential


The Uvex Exxential adjustable riding helmet is lightweight and durable thanks to its impact-resistant polycarbonate shell, into which EPS foam is injected. This helmet includes an all-season inner liner and the Uvex IAS size adjustment system, which lets you adjust the helmet individually in height and width.

RRP: from 79.95

Visit: www.kramer.co.uk or call 18034 20125