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IRH Elite Ultra Helmet

International Riding Helmets
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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'!).

Low profile geometry, fashion forward grain leather exterior and extreme ventilation make the new IRH Elite Ultra Helmet one of the most comfortable and fashionable helmets on the market. The center front vents together with the right, left and 2 rear vent ports ensure maximum air intake and the optimal air flow needed for cooling. The COOLON Lining is a soft, fast drying lining pulls moisture away from your head to keep you cool while riding. Removable for washing. **Please order a size up to accommodate the extra lining** Full wrap around, soft, leather harness is ventilated at the rear for maximum comfort. The IRH Elite Ultra Helmet is ASTM F-1163-04a/SEI Certified.

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    IRH Elite Ultra Helmet is rated 4.5294 out of 5 by 17.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Attractive and Comfortable Decided to splurge and spend a little more since I wear a helmet often. Wanted something in leather, with a western appeal, and this helmet meets that criteria. Not too heavy - have worn it during this hot Indian Summer in California, and the ventilation was sufficient. Like the way it fits in the back - like a glove as opposed to other helmets that have a plastic piece that places stress on your hair. True to size - look forward to many years of wear.
    Date published: 2014-11-04
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful Helmet I love how this helmet looks and it is also quite comfortable. I would recommend ordering true to size even though it was suggested to order up a size.
    Date published: 2013-02-28
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Comfortable schooling helmet I got this helmet to replace my Charles Owen AYR8, which I love, but which--after only 9 months--is now too big! I got this helmet one size smaller than my AYR8 in the long oval size and it fits really well. Just tight enough and very comfortable. I'm not even really aware of it when it's on. I've only been riding in it in the winter so far (it's 20 degrees today) so I haven't been able to take advantage of its cooling properties yet, but if it can help my head not sweat so much in the summer, I will be a happy girl! My only two quibbles are the price and the look. Having only had the Charles Owen helmets, I like that look better and probably would rather have this as my comfortable and cool schooling helmet and get something else for shows. It also seems expensive to me. I got a great deal, so was happy, but I wouldn't have paid full price.
    Date published: 2013-01-18
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice helmet - not shaped for my head The IRH Elite Ultra is a really nice helmet and seems like it would be really cool. I held it in front of a fan and could feel a decent amount of air going through it. It was also fairly light weight and seemed well made. Unfortunately it isn't shaped for my head. I could get a good fit front to back but it had gaps at the sides (even in the long oval size, the regular was even worse). Rating would have been 5 stars had it fit my head. Went back to a Charles Owen instead since they fit my head shape (ended up having to spend more too for it).
    Date published: 2012-08-29
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worth the Money This helmet is extremely comfortable, it looks great(it doesn't make your head look like a mushroom when you wear it), and the quality is high. I had no problems with this helmet, just a tip to give to buyers, when you are choosing a size for your helmet they will tell you to get a size larger, but don't because when I did this it ended up to be slightly loose, so just get your exact size, other wise great helmet, you wont be sorry.
    Date published: 2012-06-21
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent helmet for long oval head Tried multiple helmets but none fit comfortably. The long Oval fits perfectly and comfortably. SmartPak equine was incredibly helpful to get the correct fit by allowing us to purchase two sizes and return the one that did not fit as well for a full refund. Great helmet and above all great service from SmartPak.
    Date published: 2012-05-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Stylish Protection My old GPA helmet has passed the 5 year mark and though it's never been in a fall, it has served it's time well and been ridden through blazing sun, freezing cold, pouring rain and spent many hours in a stuffy, dark tack trunk in between. All these things add up to a helmet needing to be replaced and though I would have liked to buy another GPA, the price has moved out of my headgear budget. So after much consideration I chose the IRH Elite Ultra Helmet. What a great helmet! I ordered the same size as my old helmet and it fit right out of the box. The leather harness will need to break-in and soften but with all the riding I do that shouldn't take long. I like that it has removable sweat pads (something I wished my old GPA had) and lots of ventilation. This is a good looking helmet and worth the money!
    Date published: 2011-11-03
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this helmet Great fit and feel. Made of quality materials and you feel that. And better priced then other helmets in the market that offer the same protection!
    Date published: 2011-07-20
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