British safety helmet manufacturer Champion Hats are to continue their support of eventing as official supplier of hats and helmets to Team Ireland Equestrian’s Eventing Teams.
The deal includes the Pony, Junior, Young Rider and Senior teams. Champion will provide riding helmets and hats to the riders in both the show jumping and cross-country phases.
Champion has been designing and manufacturing protective safety wear for horse riders for more than 30 years. Over this time, Champion has been a driving force of research and product development. All Champion products are subjected to the most rigorous testing procedures to ensure that every product produced is of the utmost quality.
“Horse Sport Ireland are delighted that Champion Hats have come on board again this year,” said Horse Sport Ireland Chief Executive Damian McDonald.
“We are particularly glad that Champion Hats are providing hats and helmets for all Team Ireland Equestrian’s eventing squads from ponies up to seniors.”
Todd Minnis, Country Manager for Champion Manufacturing, said the company was proud to provide the teams with head wear. “We at Champion are delighted to continue our support of the Irish Eventing Teams through Horse Sport Ireland. Ireland has a long history of top class cross-country riding. Safety is so important to the sport of eventing and Champion dedicates itself to producing rider safety wear that is built to perfection and tested to destruction, for quality you can rely on.”