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    04-04-2011, 01:40 PM
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Foal
Riding helmet for oval head?

My mom had bought me a Troxel helmet, but it was too round for me. I'm going to a tack store that sells helmets this week. Any brands to look for? I think my head is kind of small..not too sure though. I'm taking Western riding lessons, so it just needs to be a schooling helmet..nothing expensive or fancy.
     
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    04-04-2011, 03:28 PM
  #2
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Oh yes! I had the same experience with Troxels. I used them for years , never knowing what a good helmet fit felt like.
Then I tried Tipperary! LOVE that helmet and I have a very oval head. So light and comfortable. I highly recommend them. Charles Owen are also stupendous but I cannot afford it when my 70$ Tipperary works so well.
     
    04-04-2011, 03:32 PM
  #3
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I do not remember what brand mine is (it should be replaced it is so old). I had the same problem when I was helmet shopping.

Try everything on and wear it for a bit around the store.
     
    04-04-2011, 03:42 PM
  #4
Green Broke
Love my charles owen.

Would not recommend an IRH for an oval head. Trust me!!!
     
    04-04-2011, 04:11 PM
  #5
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Originally Posted by tinyliny    
Oh yes! I had the same experience with Troxels. I used them for years , never knowing what a good helmet fit felt like.
Then I tried Tipperary! LOVE that helmet and I have a very oval head. So light and comfortable. I highly recommend them. Charles Owen are also stupendous but I cannot afford it when my 70$ Tipperary works so well.
i second this! :)
     
    04-04-2011, 05:13 PM
  #6
Foal
Thanks for the quick replies everyone! I'll look at some Tipperary ones :)
     
    04-04-2011, 08:27 PM
  #7
Lis
Yearling
Don't know if you can get them in America but I love my Harry Hall hat. I have a weird shape head at the back and hat fitting is a nightmare but my Harry Hall is perfect. Troxel wouldn't fit me when I tried it either.
     
    04-07-2011, 11:25 PM
  #8
Foal
Got my tipperary helmet today, and love it!
     
    04-07-2011, 11:29 PM
  #9
Yearling
Just here to back up the tipperary comments. :) I love mine, and I have an oval shaped head.
     

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