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  1. Horse Tack and Equipment
    I'm here to ask the dreaded question. I'm on my fourth concussion at 18 years old, and as much as I know it's not the helmet's fault, I'm a tad desperate for answers. I've had concussions in GPAs, Charles Owens, and OneK's. I don't fit in the Back on Tracks. I'm looking to replace my OneK after...
  2. Horse Tack and Equipment
    I am looking for a riding helmet. I've read that ASTM approved are a safe option but other than that I know very little about choosing a helmet. In my area, very few people wear helmets and I understand that it is a personal choice, but as an unskilled beginner I feel like I should at least give...
  3. Horse Tack and Equipment
    I've never worn a helmet riding (other than cheap troxel in 4h)...I'm a mom now though and would like to start! What are your favorite helmets for casual riding? What about for show? I'm looking for something moderately priced. I have a larger head, so I'm also looking for something that has...
  4. Horse Riding & Horse Activity
    Has anyone experienced neck strain from wearing a helmet? I'm new to helmet wearing--scared into it when a stablemate died from a head injury after an uneventful looking slide from a horse. I've noticed that after long rides the back of my neck and shoulders are stiff and painful as a result of...
  5. Horse Tack and Equipment
    Hey I'm a new horse owner (about two months now) and I'm getting ready to start buying all of my eventing gear so I can hopefully start showing soon! I need a saddle first and foremost, i'm using one of my trainers old saddles. I read that I should get a deep-seated jump saddle with padded...
  6. Horse Tack and Equipment
    Hello, I've just been told that because my IRH Equi-pro helmet is cheaper then a Troxel liberty that it's not certified by the SEI, like what? I have a strong feeling that this is not true at all, but wanted to get a second opinion. Everywhere I've looked (websites and even the helmet packaging...
  7. Horse Show Clothing
    so I'm going to a low-key hunter show and I use to tuck my hair up into my c Owen helmet with a hair net, like most hunter riders. now my hair is too long or something and won't fit. spp I was wondering how to do my hair. I know I've seen younger girls wearing two braids with ribbons on them...
  8. Horse Tack and Equipment
    It's been over 10 years since I bought my last helmet, and I am guessing things have changed. I need a new one, and I am wondering: Buying a inexpensive one or a expensive one? Is there really any difference there? Also is there a benefit from the ones without velvet? Should I go classic or...
  9. Horse Tack Reviews
    My current helmet is the IRH XR9 (pink, 7 1/4), I like it because it fits large which I need because I have a big head and thick hair. I've had this helmet for five years now, and I've always followed the five year helmet rule. Plus I've taken a lot of falls with this helmet, and the chin strap...
  10. Horse Riding & Horse Activity
    So I need a new helmet, and i would like to know which brand is the best? Troxel Charles owen Tipperary OR IRH ? Comment below on which one you think is the best, and why
  11. English Riding
    Hi guys! I'm looking for a new helmet because I want a nicer looking, and also safer helmet. I've had my troxel for about two years, and even though I've never fallen on my head, it's incredibly unsafe. I was going between a Charles Owen AYR8 and a One K Defender. I'm open to other opinions, but...
  12. Horse Riding & Horse Activity
    I need some cute hairstyles for riding with a helmet on. I've worn my hair tied in a low pony, a plait, a frenchbraid and even loose. I need some cute ways to wear my hair! My hair is shoulder length and I have a small wave in it. P.S. I need this before 4 tomorrow. Please help!
  13. Horse Show Clothing
    So, for hunters/equitation riders, is it mandatory to have the traditional velvety kind of helmet, with a bow on the back? I am moving up in showing, and will be going to the Tryon Classics next week, so there will be stiff competition. I am pretty sure it is a rated show. I need to order a new...
  14. Tack and Equipment Classifieds
    I bought this helmet online and it turned out to be a bit big for me. I purchased another one but threw out my receipt so I can't return it :-| I'd like to sell it for 20 bucks but I'll take whatever offer, my new helmet was a bit more expensive so I would like to make up some of the cost. I...
  15. Eventing
    I grew up on a cattle ranch in Texas and rodeo'd my whole life all the while dreaming of jumping. That being said, I am new to the english/eventing world and have never worn a helmet in my life. I am trying to work my way into the eventing world as cheaply as possible. I have a great mare that a...
  16. Tack and Equipment Classifieds
    Concour Elite Navy Hunt Coat Child Size 16- $25 Concour Elite Black Hunt Coat Child Size 12- $15 (liner has small tear but doesn't show when wearing) On Course Full Black Chaps Child Size 10- $20 Devon Aire Jods Child Size 14-$10 Devon Aire Pull On Jods Childs Size Small-$10 Devon Aire pull on...
  17. Horse Riding & Horse Activity
    Hey y'all! I just got a new Charles Owen Pro II Skull Cap in size 4. It is slightly too big. I called the place I got it from (online) and they said I can pad it. I asked about sending it back and it would cost me shipping to ship it back AND to get a new one. And it would take over 2 weeks. I...
  18. Horse Tack and Equipment
    I'm helmet shopping and I have a $50 gift certificate for SmartPak, so I'm definitely getting one from there. However, I have many tack shops in my area and have tried the three listed below and they all fit equally well and felt pretty much the same. I thought I wanted a Charles Owen but the...
  19. Horse Show Clothing
    I own an IRH XR9 that I love. I originally ordered it in black about two years ago, but they shipped a black/charcoal one to me instead. I ended up keeping it, and all was fine. I was involved in jumpers, and never gave it a second thought...
  20. Horse Tack and Equipment
    I sometimes mount in the wash stall, and there is a small overhang that I have to duck under as we walk out. Well, a few days ago, I forgot to duck. :oops: Now, my brand new Ovation Extreme Helmet has a bunch of spidery lines all over it, but there are no dents, and the surface is still very...
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