Horse riding can be a wonderful way to get out and enjoy the great outdoors. However, it is also a dangerous sport. It is important that you have the correct equipment and that it fits correctly. The riding helmet is one of the most essential pieces of equipment. We’ll be discussing the importance of riding helmets and how to properly fit horse riding helmets.
Why wear a horse riding helmet?
Horse riders need a helmet to protect their heads. It protects the head from injuries caused by falls and other accidents. Riding helmets absorb the impact of falling, which reduces the chance of serious injury and even death. They provide sun and wind protection, which helps to keep riders safe and comfortable.
How to fit a horse riding helmet
Safety is paramount when horse riding helmets are properly fitted. It should be snug but not too tight. The helmet should be placed low on the forehead just above the eyebrows. Also, the helmet’s brim should be parallel to the ground.
Step 1: Measure your head
Measure your head first before fitting a riding helmet. Measure the circumference of your head with a tape measure, right above your eyebrows. The tape measure should be snug, but not too tight.
Step 2: Select the right size
You can then choose the correct size helmet by measuring your head. Most riding helmets come in centimeters so convert your measurements from inches to centimeters. Most helmets are available in sizes between 48 and 63 centimeters.
Step 3: Put on the Helmet
Now it’s time for you to put the helmet on. Place the helmet on your head, and adjust the straps to ensure that the helmet fits comfortably but not too tightly. The helmet should rest on your head, and the brim should be parallel to ground.
Step 4: Adjust your Straps
After you have secured the helmet to your head, adjust the straps. Adjust the straps so that your helmet fits comfortably but not too tightly. You should adjust the straps so that your helmet does not move when you move your head.
It is crucial to fit a horse riding helmet correctly in order to ensure safety. You need to measure your head and choose the correct size helmet. Then, adjust the straps to ensure that the helmet fits comfortably but not too tightly. Properly fitting a helmet can protect your head from injuries due to falls or other accidents.
What size is best for a riding helmet
Your head size will determine the best size helmet for you. You can find helmets in sizes ranging from 48 to 63 cm. To determine the size of your helmet, measure your head.
How often should my riding helmet be replaced?
Your riding helmet should be replaced every three to five year or after it was involved in an accident such as a fall. If your helmet is not fitting properly, it’s a good idea.
What can I do to find out more about horse riding helmets?
You can find more information on fitting a horse riding helmet here