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Samshield Shadowmatt Helmet

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The Samshield Shadowmatt Helmet is a mix between the rider's needs, the designer's creative energy, and the engineer's technical vision. This helmet has a polycarbonate outer shell that’s durable, lightweight, and treated with an anti-scratch matte finish that looks stylish, modern, and keeps it show ring ready at all times. The inner shell is made of polystyrene with variable density which provides a better dissipation of the energy produced upon impact. Another safety feature is the semi-rigid chin strap and harness that reduce the risk of the helmet tipping forward during a fall. The internal comfort foam will mold to the unique shape of your head and never lose its shape, for a superior fit and level of comfort. It’s also removable and washable so you can say goodbye to stale and stinky helmets. Additionally, Samshield ensures maximum airflow through hidden vents that retains the elegance of the helmet without sacrificing breathability. Last but not least, this helmet is ASTM/SEI F1163-15 certified for your safety and peace of mind. 

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  • Polycarbonate outer shell is durable and lightweight
  • Anti-scratch matte finish looks stylish, modern, and will stay show ring ready
  • Inner shell provides superior dissipation of energy produced on impact
  • Semi-rigid chin strap and harness reduce the risk of helmet tipping forward during a fall
  • Internal comfort foam molds to the shape of your head and won't lose its shape
  • Removable liner is washable to keep it clean and fresh
  • Hidden vents provide maximum airflow without unsightly vents
  • ASTM/SEI F1163-15 approved for safety and peace of mind
  • Comes with a drawstring bag to store your helmet
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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'!).

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We love our products and we're happy to take them back - even custom items. We'll happily take back everything from engraved halters to personalized jackets - even embroidered blankets that have been worn (minus the manure, please). But there are a few things we have to restrict returns on (silly federal regulations).

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As riders, we know what a big investment a saddle is. That's why we're proud to offer the best Test Ride program in the business. You can keep our Test Ride saddles risk-free for five days, to really make sure you like the fit and the feel. We know that to truly try a saddle, you have to really ride in it. So go ahead and girth it up. Forget about wrapping your stirrup leathers. Try it with or without a saddle pad. Basically, treat it like you already bought it, so you can make sure you really want to. Because when you buy a saddle from us, we want to make sure you love it. Of course, we want our other customers to love their new saddles, too.
That's why we have a Test Ride option for each saddle we carry - so that all of the other saddles can stay in pristine condition, waiting for their new owners. For this reason, if you purchase a saddle outside the Test Ride program, it's still eligible for return, but must be free from any marks or damage.

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    Samshield Shadowmatt Helmet is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 113.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from It fits!! Love this helmet & this is the second one I've gotten. It fits properly & I have a hard head to fit, & its comfortable & it stays put!
    Date published: 2018-09-11
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from I felt a breeze on my forehead!!! After much urging from my trainer and barn friends who swear by his helmet, I gave up my comfy and ratty favorite “other brand” helmet. The chin strap took some getting used to as it sits more forward under your chin but the money in this helmet is the ventilation! When the wind blows at you, you can feel it inside your helmet! Weirdest but coolest phenomenon ever! That’s my favorite part!
    Date published: 2018-09-10
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from I really wanted to love it. I really wanted to love this helmet. after wanting one for years I finally bit the bullet and bought one. When I put it on in my usual size it felt too small and it hurt my forehead, I returned it and went to a local tack store to try it on in different sizes after trying on about 3 of them I came to the conclusion that they just don't fit the shape of my head. I was really disappointed :(
    Date published: 2018-04-30
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Didn't like the fit This is a very nice looking helmet. However, while wearing it around the house to see if i liked it, the top of my head began to hurt. Looking inside there was very little cushion. Unfortunately i had to return it.
    Date published: 2018-03-27
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Junky for the Price For the price, this helmet should hold up much better than it does. I have had mine for just over a year, and even though I have taken extremely good care of it, keeping it under a cover, and in a bag in my tack box when not in use, the leather trim around the base has peeled off in places and the chrome paint has chipped off the plastic vents in the back. It looks tacky. I've got a Charles Owen that cost half as much and it has held up so much better. Samshields are a fad. Save your money and buy something else.
    Date published: 2018-01-31
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Doesn't fit my head! I really wanted a Samshield, but they just do not fit my head. They sit up high and wobble, no matter what I try to do about fixing the fit. Wound up returning this for a Charles Owen, which fits like a glove.
    Date published: 2018-01-24
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect fit helmet that is comfortable! I bought this item about a month ago and I absolutely love it! This is my new show helmet and it looks great at the hunter shows. It fits perfectly and is very comfortable.
    Date published: 2017-11-21
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from My absolute favorite helmet i've had! Looks absolutely stunning & extremely comfortable!
    Date published: 2017-11-12
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great helmet I’m so happy I bought this helmet. The memory foam liner and interchangeable liner is the best feature a helmet could have!
    Date published: 2017-10-16
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from So comfortable! Bought this on sale on helmet awareness day. Most comfortable helmet I have ever owned! Lighter & better airflow than my old IRH, and absolutely no comparison to the stuffy, heavy CO Ayr8 I tried on. Totally worth the price to be comfortable and protected. Love that SmartPak does free returns on sized items… It allowed me to order and try on in home, since my local tack shop did not stock my size in any of the brands/models I was interested in.
    Date published: 2017-10-09
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