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Samshield Premium Helmet

Samshield
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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'!).

Stay cool, dry and comfortable with the Samshield Premium Helmet. Designed in conjunction with actual riders just like you, it has all the features you want in a helmet with a stylish, modern look. Instead of unsightly exterior vents, the Premium uses air canals under the visor for incredible airflow. While the padding is fitted and comfortable, it doesn't make contact with the front of your forehead - no more helmet-induced headaches, dented foreheads or skin problems from sweaty padding! Over time, the memory foam inserts will not break down, so the helmet will fit as perfectly as when you bought it. Removable, washable lining. Waterproof and fadeproof Alcantara suede exterior. Leather harness. ASTM/SEI approved.

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    Samshield Premium Helmet is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 20.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love It! I bought this when it first came to the states and I love it! I don't have headaches when I ride anymore, and despite the hot Florida sun, my head stays cool and dry throughout the show day! I did buy it from the vendor in Wellington so it was a little pricier, but definitely worth it! I purchased the grey with the black stripe, and my sister loved it so much she ended up buying one too! It looks very chic, and it's very comfortable. I was between this and the leather First Lady, but I'm glad I chose this! No doubt the best helmet out there! I can wear it in the jumper ring, then go do the performance hunters and it'll still look appropriate for my attire!
    Date published: 2014-03-23
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from BEST HELMET IN THE WORLD I bought the Samshield Premium helmet because I was moving and needed a new, ventilated helmet. This helmet was perfect. this product is excellent quality and is super safe. I recently fell off a 16.3h horse who I had never ridden, who was an ex-racehorse and this helmet saved me. I got thrown into a concrete wall and in I didn't have this helmet my injuries would be a lot worse than a sprained ankle and a chipped tooth. I love this helmet with my life and would continue using this product.
    Date published: 2014-02-26
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Beautiful hard hat This is an absolutely gorgeous hard hat but you definitely have to have the right head shape for it , which I didn't have! It looked terrible on me so I had to return it.
    Date published: 2014-02-28
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVE I bought this around 2 weeks ago, and it fits wonderfully, along with looking fabulous. I'll never go back to my CO or Speed Air again! 
    Date published: 2014-02-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Most comfortable helmet After reading all the glowing reviews here and elsewhere, I decided to take the plunge. I was looking for a helmet cooler than my CO, and just as comfortable for my long oval head. I was pleasantly surprised to find it was MORE comfortable than my current helmet. It is definitely cooler. I still sweat, but not nearly as much. I can feel the airflow through the venting system when working at the trot. Add to that, the helmet is very well made and attractive both off and on my head. There is nothing I don't like about it, except maybe my smaller bank account. Even at that, I don't mind paying for a clearly superior product.
    Date published: 2014-02-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from This helmet is perfect I needed a new helmet desperately because I was moving to a really hot place and needed a ventilated helmet. I tried on all different ones and they just weren't ventelated enough. The lady at the store told me when you ride in this helmet you can feel a breeze going through your helmet. She was RIGHT!!!! I love this helmet sooooo much.
    Date published: 2013-11-11
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from In Love So I went to a horse show this past weekend and was in the market for a new helmet. My previous show helmet was an IRH which I like. However, my IRH was getting a little beat up and my schooling helmet no longer fit my head so I decided to buy a new show helmet and use my IRH for schooling. A popular barn in my area is sponsored by Samshield and all of their riders have one. At first I wasn't sure I liked the look but after seeing them more and more I have been drooling over them. So I went to the show and tried some on at one of the tack shop vendors. After a few days of trying to find the right fit. I found one that fit my oval head, not to mention I have pretty thick hair. I absolutely love how they don't touch your forehead and for previously riding in IRH it was a totally different feel. They are light weight and are gorgeous! I am anxiously waiting to receive mine after a long debate of exactly which one to buy, but I know I will be happy. I think it is a lot of money for a helmet but it is totally worth it.
    Date published: 2013-10-10
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Finally! I tried the Charles Owen ayr8. It was way too big for my head. It made me look like a bobble-head doll. Next, I tried the Samshield. The first one I ordered was my usual size. It was way too big. I ordered the next size down. It was still a little bit too big. Finally, I went down again to the next size. It fits perfectly. I really like my New helmet! It is comfortable and had great airflow to reduce sweating. I just got this a month ago, So I can't really rate the durability yet.However, I have a feeling that it is very durable.
    Date published: 2013-10-09
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