Is Tipperary a good helmet?

The ASTM-SEI certified New Sportage 8500 from Tipperary includes all of the features that the original Tipperary helmet is most famous for. Listening to riders’ feedback they have integrated the original style, fit and ventilation that made it the most comfortable and one of the lightest helmets on the market.

How do you clean a Tipperary Sportage helmet?


  1. Prior to cleaning, remove any interior padding and the liner (if applicable)
  2. Use a soft brush or compressed air to clean the mesh and air vents.
  3. Wash with a soft cloth and mild soap.
  4. Rinse with a clean cloth and clean water to remove any soapy residue.
  5. Let air dry.

How long do Tipperary helmets last?

Like most helmets, Tipperary helmets are good for five years. The expiration date should be written on the inside label.

How should a Tipperary helmet fit?

OVERALL FIT A correct fit is one that is snug and comfortable, but not loose. With a proper fit there will not be any excessive up and down rocking movements. If the fit is too tight, it will not be comfortable. CHECK THE BRIM The brim should not be more than two finger’s width above your eyebrows.

What county is Tipperary Ireland in?

County Tipperary (Irish: Contae Thiobraid Árann) is a county in Ireland. It is in the province of Munster and the Southern Region. The county is named after the town of Tipperary, and was established in the early 13th century, shortly after the Norman invasion of Ireland.

How do I clean the inside of my riding helmet?

6 easy steps to clean a riding helmet

  1. Spray the Helmet Cleaner onto the helmet headband.
  2. Allow the helmet to sit for two to three minutes.
  3. Take a damp cloth and gently work the cleaner into the headband in a circular motion.
  4. Repeat until all the dirt from the headband has transferred to the cloth.

How do you clean a velvet helmet?

Helmet cleaning starts with keeping the outside sparkling clean- on velvet or velveteen helmets, mud and dirt is best if left to dry and then brushed off with a stiff hard brush. Helmets of this material should never be cleaned with detergent or water on the outside.

How often should horse riding helmets be replaced?

5 years
You should always replace your helmet after an accident or a fall where your helmet has suffered an impact (i.e., hitting the ground). Most manufacturers recommend replacing your helmet after 5 years of use regardless.

How often should you buy a new helmet?

Helmet manufacturers, including One K, generally recommend you replace your helmet every four to five years, at the absolute maximum.

How do I know if my horse riding helmet fits?

In particular, check the helmet is sitting level on your child’s head, not falling back or too far forward. Their forehead should be covered, about one inch above the eyebrows. Also ensure the harness is done up properly, but not too tight. You should be able to get a finger between their chin and the strap.