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- Product Code: SD10528.12
- Brand: Charles Owen
We strongly advise that you come instore to have your hat fitted. As all hats vary in design, shape and fit it is essential to have your hat fitted before you buy.
All staff at Saddlesdane are qualified to fit hats. We can advise you on the best brand for your head shape and discipline.
We are unable to accept returns on hats that are bought online due to safety reasons.
The Charles Owen AYR8 Plus provides unrivalled safety, style and comfort with removable headband makes the Ayr8® Plus is a favourite choice for riders.
The Ayr8® Plus replaces our flagship Ayr8® helmet with the addition of a removable and washable headband. This low profile helmet features 12 centrally located front and rear ventilation slots covered in a smart breathable mesh. Heat reflective paint for the centre panel is available in gold or silver. The side panels are covered in microfibre suede and the helmet features a leather-look GRpx® harness for unsurpassed stability and comfort.
It is available in regular and round fit, and additional colours and bespoke options are available for custom price and delivery on request.
- Elegant low profile
- Front and rear ventilation
- Microfibre suede side panels
- Heat reflective centre panel (option)
- Soft GRpx® technology harness
- Anti-microbial lining reduces odour
- Washable removable headband
- Meets multiple safety standards
- Choice of colours for centre and side panels
- We currently stock Black and Navy, if you request any other colours please contact us in store.
The Ayr8® family includes: Ayr8® Plus, Ayr8® Plus with Trim, Ayr8® Plus Sparkly, Ayr8® Plus Leather Look, Ayr8® Plus with Piping,
COLOURS Black, Black/Gold, Black/Silver, Brown, Brown/Gold, Navy, Navy/Silver
SIZES 6 3/8, 6 1/2, 6 5/8, 6 3/4, 6 7/8, 6 7/8 RF, 7, 7 RF, 7 1/8, 7 1/8 RF, 7 1/4, 7 1/4 RF, 7 3/8, 7 1/2, 7 5/8, 7 3/4, 7 7/8, 8 STANDARDS ASTM F1163-15, PAS015:2011, VG1 01-040 2014-12
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Charles Owen, Have been producing riding hats and promoting safety hat standards for four generations.
To own a Charles Owen helmet is to own not only a part of equestrian history, but its future.
World famous for raising the bar in safety, Charles Owen is a leading British manufacturer of riding helmets with a history dating back over 110 years.
When Charles Owen himself founded the company in 1911, his mission was to make products ‘for a safer world’.
The company has remained within the same family for four generations, today under the direction of founder Charles Owen’s great-grandson.
A brief history
The early days revolved around manufacturing military helmets for the British Army. The company transitioned into the equestrian market 17 years later with racing helmets for jockeys and quickly established itself as the gold standard for safety.
Charles Owen was involved in creating the very first equestrian helmet safety standard, and in 1983 the company created the first dual-standard riding helmet in answer to Pony Club’s demand for safer riding gear.
One year later, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II awarded Charles Owen the Royal Warrant as protective headgear supplier to the Royal Mews at Buckingham Palace.
From the first patent granted in 1924 to improve ventilation and fit through the Microfit system found in all Charles Owen helmets today, the company has always prioritised correct and comfortable fit.
Today the company name is deeply ingrained within the global equestrian industry as a trusted brand known for safety, quality and prestige fashion.