Why Choose Charles Owen?
Leading British riding hat manufacture Charles Owen has been dedicated to making riding helmets for a safer world for over 100 years. Every single Charles Owen riding helmet is handmade from start to finish by a team of highly trained technicians here in the UK.
95% of Charles Owen riding helmets are certified to three international safety standrards PAS015, VG1 and ASTM. The more standards a riding hat has, the more tests its undergone, therefore more standards = protection from more accident scenarios. Charles Owen created the first 4 standard helmet in the 4 Star adding SNELL to list. SNELL E2016 is one of the most popular standards that riders look for when it comes to the safety of their helmet.
Charles Owen use advanced computer simulation to understand how to maximise the dissipation of energy from an impact using cutting edge materials. While each Charles Owen Riding Helmet is independenltly safety tested to ensure it meets one or more equestrian safety standard certifications - the BSI Kitemark, SEI and CE mark.