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Wellington Classic

The Wellington Classic combines modern chic with traditional design to create the epitome of style in a velvet.

  • Finest velvet covering
  • Four ventilation holes
  • Soft tan harness
  • Meets multiple safety standards
  • Choice of colours

Standard sizes:

6 3/8 – 7 1/2 (52 – 61cm)

Available to order from any Charles Owen stockist.


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Helmet description

The Wellington Classic is the epitome of sophisticated protection.

Four discreet ventilation holes are covered by the finest velvet, with cushion comfort padding at the back to provide a snug and secure fit.

The soft, adjustable harness in tan adds to an unmistakable classic style.

Riding disciplines

General riding, showing, hunting.

Available colours

  • Black
  • Bottle green
  • Brown
  • Grey
  • Navy
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How to measure your head

Watch the video for a demonstration of how to properly measure and fit your helmet.

You’ll need a soft fabric measuring tape marked in centimetres (cm).

Wrap the tape around the widest part of your head: about one inch above your eyebrows, just above the ear line and around the bump at the back of your head.

Once you have your measurement in centimetres, click here for the size chart to convert it to our standard helmet size.

If possible, we recommend having a professional fitting with your local retailer.

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Caring for your riding hat

Charles Owen riding helmets are carefully made and require proper storage, ongoing care and cleaning to maximise their longevity and your safety.

You should replace your riding helmet every 3 years and after any impact, even if there is no visible damage.

Please refer to our helmet user guide.

Design & technology

For over 100 years, our philosophy has been to design great looking helmets that provide the very best level of safety and comfort.

The Charles Owen design team are continuously innovating and integrating cutting-edge research and technology within our products.

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