International Helmet Awareness Day 2018

International Helmet Awareness Day 2018August 18, 2018 is International Helmet Awareness Day. This event started in 2010 when Riders4Helmets was formed. This event is here to inspire equestrians to wear a helmet for the first time, and serve as a continued reminder to those who were already wearing a helmet, to ensure it is fitted correctly and that they replace it when appropriate. has teamed up with 22 helmet manufacturers this year, that will offer discounts on their helmets for two days only, via their global retailer network. The helmet brands that have committed involvement are Champion, Charles OwenDublin, EQ3 by Back On Track, Eurohunter, Gatehouse, GPA, International Riding Helmets (IRH), Jin Stirrup, JPC, Kask, KEP Italia, Kwesta, LAS helmets (Leslie Sutcliffe UK), One K, Ovation, Samshield America, Tipperary, Trauma Void, Troxel, Uvex and Zilco. It also means that HUNDREDS of retailers have jumped on board and are offering discounts on helmets for the day to get more riders into helmets.

A few of our favorite retailers offering discounts on helmets for this event:

Tack of the Day: 20% Off Back on Track Trauma Void EQ3 MIPS Technology Helmets

The Bossy Bridle: Special Deals on all helmet brands they carry

Dover Saddlery: Up to 30% off 92 different helmet styles

Colorado Tack and Supply: Varying discounts on available helmets


For a FULL list of participating retailers, go here: