I think my helmet is too small. - Page 2 - The Horse Forum
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #11 of 12 Old 10-16-2012, 06:56 PM
Started
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: New Zealand
Posts: 1,779
• Horses: 4
I have the same problem with lots of different brands of helmets, I hate onyx, tipperary, club rider, most "normal: brands over here

So I went out and spent $120 on a dublin silverline and omg it is the most comfy helmet I have ever had, so much so that I went back and got another one to use as a spare, or just incase mine gets broken (likely to happen with the way I land on the ground -_- )
-Here, $120 is expensive for a helmet if you don't compete GP level, most people only spend up to half that on their around home helmets.

R.I.P ~ Bubbles - 25yo tb mare - 13.04.2011 ~ 8:30am ~ passed away naturally and peacefully in my arms
HollyBubbles is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #12 of 12 Old 10-17-2012, 11:08 AM
Trained
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Australia
Posts: 5,733
• Horses: 4
Here in Aus helmets are sized by centimetres. I'm anywhere from 56 to 60 depending on the shape, brand, and padding style.

My new helmet is a really nice, really pricey one (new show helmet, picked up for 1/3 of the price because it'll be 5 years past manufacture in Feb). It's a 59. My old helmet is a 58, and the helmet I've been showing in is a touch on the big side at 57. I borrowed a friend's 56 for one show and it fit perfect.

When my new helmet turns 5 it will be retired and destroyed, and replaced with a brand new version of the same... assuming I can find the $300 it will cost to buy a younger one!!

A CLEAN SLATE FOR THE FUTURE
blue eyed pony is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.



User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Too small? nherridge Horse Training 15 03-26-2012 08:25 PM
Bay too small? joseydiann Horse Training 12 07-15-2011 05:00 AM
Am I crazy for looking at this horse? How small is too small? poultrygirl Horse Talk 8 06-03-2011 12:31 AM
size:small IRH show helmet in IMPECCABLE condition! EternitysSunrise Tack and Equipment Classifieds 0 05-08-2011 11:34 PM
To small? Cowgirl101 Horse Talk 6 12-18-2010 09:58 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome