Start the Season Safe ...

Be safe and start the season with the right gear..

Riding equipment -

  • Make sure all of your riding equipment fits you properly.
  • This is one of the most important steps to take before starting a busy season, you may need to freshen up your riding hat or for juniors who've had a growing spurt a new body protector may be needed !
  • Double check your hat, body protector, boots and chaps and pop into Townfields or our tradestand if you think you need some advice. We offer leading brands new kit at great prices.
  • Free professional hat, body protector and boot fittings, time will be taken to ensure the correct kit for your chosen discipline!


Charles Owen -

Young Rider Jockey Skull -

  • This is a great skull cap offering triple standard protection.
  • Eight ventilation holes for added airflow to keep you comfortable when riding, allowing you to stay cool through those long show days!
  • This is a deep fitting helmet and is UK Pony Club approved.
  • A hat that is an all rounder at a great price!

Pro II Plus -

  • A groundbreaker! Triple standard, precision-fitting and a removable liner!
  • The sized liner allows for the closest, most customised fit to date, reassuring you that you will be safe when riding.
  • Front and rear ventilation slots for superior cooling.
  • GRpx harness to keep the hat stable and secure when flying over jumps and riding generally!
  • Replacable liner meaning you can refresh the life of your helmet whenever you please.
  • Perfect for Cross country, show jumping, everyday riding.

4 Star -

  • Desined for the extreme situation as it is certificed to the four top international standards.
  • A technically superior helmet, the deep-fitting 4Star came from years of computer analysis
  • Quick release buckle in high strength alloy fastens the GRpx harness sytem
  • Featuring a free fit system, frontal air channel with a Coolmax mesh, allowing for increased airflow across the forehead, keeping you cool and comfortable.
  • This is a great hat for eventing, racing, steeplechase and hacking

YR8 -

  • This hat is fully trimmed in microfibre suede showing style whilst having all safety aspects included.
  • Four discreet ventilation holes to ensure comfort in hot weather.
  • Lined with Coolmax mesh and the headband is coated with silver ions for antimicrobial protection, making the hat more hygenic.
  • Secured by a nylon webbing and a four point harness adjustment.
  • Suitable for showjumping, hacking and general riding.

AYR8 Plus -

  • The NEW!! updated version of the Ayr8, adds a removable and washable liner.
  • Low profile helmet featuring a centrally located front and rear ventilation in the breathable mesh panel.
  • Side panels either covered in leather look or microfiber suede, this is a very elegant helmet.
  • Leather look GRpx harness for unsurpassed stability and comfort.
  • Also available in regular and round fittings.
  • A lovely helmet for dressage or show jumping!

Fian -

  • A more traditional hat, super for the showing arena.
  • Perfect for showing, with the latest European standards ensuring protection and safety.
  • Covered in luxurious velvet and trimmed to perfection, showing its sophistication.
  • Offers a slim, tan harness to create a supreme appearance.


Champion -

Junior Plus Skull -

  • Similar to the Young Riders Jockey Skull, this is a great starter helmet.
  • A lightweight moulded ABS shell.
  • Specially designed lining to appeal to the younger audience.
  • 3 point webbed harness, with all the latest standards.

Junior X-Air Plus Skull -

  • Approved to the most current standards for safety.
  • Built on a lightweight moulded ABS shell
  • An incorporated ventilation system helping to keep your head cool
  • 4 point padded nubuck harness, offering comfort and security to the young rider.
  • Available in black, navy and pink.

 Ventair Delux Skull -

  • Lightweight, low profile, glass fibre shell, great for eventers.
  • Ventilated airflow system
  • Leather harness with lace adjustment at the back to keep the hat securely fitted.
  • Colours too available in this model 


Gatehouse HS1 -

  • Popular for eventers as it has the added SNELL E2001 standards.
  • In order to gain this standard, the hat must be tested to stimulare a rider falling into a fence with a secondary blow, EG a strike by the horse's hoof.
  • HS1's are made from a reinforced carbon shell with high density shock absorbing liner to enhance protection!
  • Four point leather harness with lace at the back to ensure the hat fits securely around the base of the skull.
  • Fastened with a safety buckle and an added extra... An antibacterial lining!
  • Suitable for all competition discliplines.


Airowear Protection Wear -

  • Available in Junior, Teenage, Ladies and Mens sizes.
  • The Airowear Airmesh body protector is the most highly ventilated BETA 2018 Level 3 body protector in Airowear's high performance line.
  • Lightweight foam that moulds closer to your body than ever before, it is designed to provide comfort whilst protecting your bones and organs.
  • Sporty mesh outer look, allowing for airflow across the rider's torso.
  • Gender specific sizing to get the ultimate and most customised fit there is!


Racesafe Provent -

  • Racesafe's latest body protector, creating a new generation of lightweight, flexible and breathable protection!
  • The highest European and BETA Level 3 standards.
  • This garment was developed using the latest foam combinations and racing technology.
  • Double ventilation- the heat generated is released through the perforated protection and net outer shell.
  • To keep you comfortable, this is formed of up to 70 indepdendently hinged sections and a slim line design.
  • Easy self-adjustment through the elastic side panels which give as you move
  • Available from children's to adults sizes


Fitted protection is one of the most important principles when riding!

If you have any queries regarding the fit of any safety equipment,

call our office or visit our shop or tradestand to be fitted professionally!

8th March 2019

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