After testing 5 of the greatest western hat inspired riding helmets over the course of 1 month for durability and design, we’ve concluded that the best western hat helmet is the Resistol Ride Safe Western Hat Helmet. Durable, stylish, and comfortable, the Resistol Helmet is an excellent addition to any Equestrians tack room.
Coming in as our blue ribbon champion and Best Equestrian Western Hat Helmet is the Resistol RideSafe Western Hat Helmet. The Resistol RideSafe is a genuine 7X fur felt cowboy hat with the added bonus of ASTM/SEI approved safety and protective elements of an equestrian riding helmet. You can preserve the Western lifestyle by wearing a cowboy hat, but with the added bonus of head protection. The hat also features the convenient comfort dial system for proper fitting of most head sizes. This is easily our favorite western hat helmet, it can take a good hit and retain its shape and durability whilst protecting your head from any potential hazard.
Coming in as our red ribbon runner-up for “Great Option” is the Dakota Equestrian Helmet and Cover. The well designed straw-hat cover fits perfectly over most round helmets, luckily this option comes with an excellent helmet which has the easy fit dial. This helmet is ASTM approved and good for all showing competitions, once again it’s another excellent option for a traditional looking riding helmet.