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Behind the Badge: Body Protector Technology

Thursday 11th July 2013

Body protection is a relatively new technology compared to head protection. It is still rapidly developing and expanding with every passing year. When Charles Owen entered the body protection industry in 1998, the European standards were hot off the presses and CE certified body protectors had recently been introduced. In...

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Behind the Badge: From Helmets to Body Protectors

Wednesday 1st May 2013

Charles Owen's goal has been "For a Safer World" for over 100 years and that is as true for body protectors as for helmets. Body protectors were first seen in the equestrian world in the 1980s, Charles Owen always waits until standards are written and studies solidified so that the rider...

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Behind the Badge: Safety Standards and Testing

Wednesday 6th March 2013

As a sportsman, we can test ourselves at home, but it is only when we test ourselves at local, national or even international shows or events that we can really know how good we are. It is the same with helmets; the best can be tested anywhere in the world...

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Behind the Badge: Helmet Materials

Tuesday 1st January 2013

Helmets have come a long way from when they were being made out of cloth and shellac. Many of those advances are due to the plethora of modern materials. Selecting the right materials to be used in a Charles Owen helmet is an art in itself and is essential in creating the safest helmet possible. The outermost layer of...

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Behind the Badge: From First Thought to Store Shelf

Sunday 25th November 2012

Before a helmet can even begin to head to the first step of production, Charles Owen has to decide what kind of helmet needs to be made. Charles Owen offers a wide variety of helmets that suits the needs of every equestrian. The designers pay close attention to trends in...

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Charles Owen to Release Series of Articles: Behind the Charles Owen Badge

Thursday 1st November 2012

Every day before you mount your horse, you strap a helmet on your head. But have you ever really considered how that helmet was manufactured or what steps went into creating that helmet? A helmet is designed to protect your head in the event of a fall, possibly a kick from...

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