Order within and have it by * in (edit)
Ship speed applies to in stock items, pending location. Does not include personalized items like engraving, embroidery, SmartPaks, or PortionPaks. Complete details on our Shipping Policies page.
Contact our experts 24/7: Call 800-461-8898

The SmartPak Experts are now SmartPak TEXTperts!

All of our supplement and product expertise is just a text away! Ask questions, manage your account, and place orders by texting 26756 from your mobile phone. Have a great ride!

Text us at 26756

Available Monday - Friday
9:00am - 5:30pm EST

By texting 26756, you're giving SmartPak your consent to text you to help resolve your issue, including automated replies, at the number you provided. To opt out, text STOP to 26756. Text HELP to 26756 for info. Msg&data rates may apply. Consent to receive texts not required to buy products. Terms & conditions and the full Text Message Privacy Policy can be found at https://www.smartpakequine.com/content/2waytextTC in case you're interested.
SmartPaks help you take great care of your horse, so we take great care of you with SmartPerks! When you order your horse's supplements in SmartPaks, you're automatically* eligible for our FREE SmartPerks benefits, including:
  • Free ground shipping on what you want, when you want it
  • 10% off all SmartPak brand tack, apparel, and gear
  • A free Team SmartPak calendar, exclusive email offers and discounts, and more!
Learn more about SmartPerks
*At least one horse's individual SmartPaks must be over $40. Some exclusions apply.
Visit SmartPak.com/SmartPerks or call 1-800-461-8898 for details.
As a SmartPaks Subscriber, you can get free ground shipping all day, every day on just about everything we sell at SmartPak, thanks to your SmartPerks. The few add-on items we have can be shipped free by synching them with your horse's SmartPaks, shipping on a Barn Saver Shipping day, or by having a group of add-on items that total over $75.

Have a question?
Call 1-800-461-8898 or email CustomerCare@SmartPak.com anytime!
colors available

Product Video:

Our toughest waterproof blanket yet
Find out why

Charles Owen V8 Helmet

Charles Owen, Inc.
- Item #21659
Free Shipping Thanks To
This item may be eligible for
FREE GROUND SHIPPING

Days
  Cancel
Sign in to choose an existing horse
Order within and have it by
Shipping to
Est. arrival times vary, with some as soon as
Shipping to
Order within and have it by
Shipping to
Add these items to your cart to get your estimated arrival date.
Shipping to
We're bringing you this product at the lowest price allowed by the manufacturer so you won't find it cheaper anywhere else. This also means we can't apply any further discounts or promotions.

As riders and online shoppers, we know it can be tough to buy a new bridle or pair of boots without trying them on. That's why we moved the fitting room to your living room (or barn)! From breeches to blankets, if you or your horse can try it on, you can return it, free! Just use the pre-paid return label included in your order within 60 days from the purchase date. And of course, please make sure the item is in like-new condition with original packaging (we said 'fitting room', not 'war room'!).

Why We Love This

Ever wish that you could change out a sweaty helmet for a fresh one between rides? Charles Owen is delighted to introduce the new V8 helmet. Featuring a detachable head liner which can be removed and is machine washable, the V8 is Charles Owen’s most versatile helmet yet.

Certified by SEI to ASTM F1163-15 and Kitemarked to PAS 015 and BSEN 1384.

For optimal performance, the Charles Owen V8 also features:

  • “Free Fit” system which increases airflow across the forehead. The frontal air channel combines with 10 ventilation slots for exceptional cooling and evaporation.
  • Smart quick release buckle in a high strength alloy fastens the new 6-point patented GRpx® harness for unsurpassed stability.
  • Microfiber suede side panels that pair perfectly with the extra fine mesh center, covering the high gloss black or heat reflective silver painted shell.
You Might Like
    Customers Also Shopped For
    "The Charles Owen AYR8 Classic Helmet is the ...
    Description:
    "The Charles Owen AYR8 Classic Helmet is the latest blend of tradition and technology. This low profile helmet combines fade resistant velvet side panels with a vented velvet center for maximum airflow. It's the perfect combination of classic and cool! ...
    "The Charles Owen AYR8 Helmet is a low ...
    Description:
    "The Charles Owen AYR8 Helmet is a low profile helmet that combines fashionable microfiber suede side panels, with a mesh centre to maximize air flow through the 12 ventilation apertures, achieving the perfect combination of cool equestrian chic. Developed for ...
    "Up-to-date styling, fit and unparalleled safety make the ...
    Description:
    "Up-to-date styling, fit and unparalleled safety make the Ayr8® Leather Look the latest choice in equestrian protective headwear. The Leather Look Ayr8® requires minimal care to maintain its brilliant appearance. The lining features interwoven silver ions, providing anti-microbial protection against ...
    "The Charles Owen AyrBrush Helmet blends the latest ...
    Description:
    "The Charles Owen AyrBrush Helmet blends the latest technology with sophisticated design to create the ultimate in equestrian fashion! This helmet features a smooth, matte finish created with an exclusive mark-resistant paint made specially in Britain for easy maintenance. With ...
    "Introducing the new JR8 Junior Helmet, offering the ...
    Description:
    "Introducing the new JR8 Junior Helmet, offering the highest level of protection! Low profile design is covered with a microfiber suede material treated to protect against marking and scuffing. Brim is gently rounded to flatter the face. **ASTM F-1163-15/SEI Certified ...
    "Add a little sparkle into your everyday life ...
    Description:
    "Add a little sparkle into your everyday life or in the show ring with the Charles Owen JR8 Sparkly Helmet! Made of a special sparkle material, the black bling and shiny silver center seamlessly complement the black weather resistant microsuede ...
    "The Charles Owen Ultralight Euro Helmet is a ...
    Description:
    "The Charles Owen Ultralight Euro Helmet is a popular fiberglass jockey skull with a streamlined design. Lightweight and deep-fitting with a soft edged three point harness made from high strength nylon. Four discreet vents to keep you cool on course. ...

    Reviews

    out of 5
    100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend!
    Tell us what you think!

    SmartPak customers are some of the most conscientious animal owners around. We encourage you to share your experience with the products we sell to help fellow customers to make informed choices for their animals. We do not edit these reviews in any way - they are direct customer-to-customer communication. We do monitor reviews for positive and negative feedback, and use this feedback to improve our selection as well as sharing feedback with product manufacturers to help them improve their products. Please note that we recommend consulting your vet with serious health issues.

    • Review 0
    • Votes 0
    • Discipline:
    • Expertise:
    • Product
      Experience:
    • Competitor:
    Quality
    Value
    Palatability

    Helpful?

    Charles Owen V8 Helmet is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 6.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great fit! I have had trouble finding a CO that fits my head, samshields usually fit better but I like the classic style of CO. This helmet fits like a Sammie but looks like a CO! The vents are great and the removable mesh is a big plus. In addition the harness is so comfortable and the metal buckle seems sturdy. My only complaint is that I wish they had an option with full suede (not the fine mesh)
    Date published: 2017-01-27
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Much cooler I haven't had this for long, but so far it is much cooler than the Charles Owen G8 helmet that I had before. I am also very excited about the washable liner!
    Date published: 2016-10-10
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great helmet! Lots of ventilation, comfortable fit...great addition to the CO line!
    Date published: 2015-11-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVE this helmet!!! I got this helmet with the national helmet awareness sale and couldn't be happier with it! I have owned several Charles Owen helmets in the past and this is by far my favorite! You can't see the vents in the front but boy do they work! If I am riding outside and there it's a windy day I can feel it through the helmet. It was strange to get used to at first bit helps SO much! Definitely don't sweat as much as I used to in my old helmets and LOVE that I can take the liner out and wash it when I need too.
    Date published: 2014-08-06
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great addition to the CO products! I bought this helmet with increased air flow in mind. This is not only a great, sleek looking helmet, it's front forehead ventilation is amazing. Here in New England the weather is very unpredictable, most of the time bringing hot and humid summers. This helmet gives great ventilation, I highly recommend! I found the fit ran true to any other Charles Owen helmet.
    Date published: 2014-08-04
    • y_2017, m_5, d_25, h_6
    • bvseo_bulk, prod_bvrr, vn_bulk_1.0.0-hotfix-1
    • cp_1, bvpage1
    • co_hasreviews, tv_0, tr_6
    • loc_en_US, sid_11659, prod, sort_[SortEntry(order=SUBMISSION_TIME, direction=DESCENDING)]
    • clientName_smartpak

    Q & A

    Healthy Horses  ❤  Happy Riders