KEP Riding hats
Each model is developed from concepts of optimizing physical performance whilst utilising select materials that produce a timeless look as well as unparalleled comfort and safety. With the patented "Air Control System" of ventilation, developed by KEP, The helmet allows the head to stay cool, furthering the comfort of the helmet.
The KEP Hats comply with the high safety requirements of the following standards: PAS 015:2011 with BSI mark, SEI-ASTM, and EN1384. The PAS015:2011 standard includes a lateral rigidity test and a penetration test. The hats can be used in British Dressage, British Eventing, British Showjumping, British Horse Society British Riding Club and British Pony club, and is also complaint in the USA using the SEI-ASTM standards. The KEP hats are marked with multiple standards, so you can feel assured you can compete safely.
The helmet design for KEP Hats is another fundamental factor as it provides a feeling of style and functionality. This paired with the outstanding safety and comfort features truly allows for anyone to fall in love with the KEP Hats.
EXTERIOR SHELL The frame of the hard hat is carefully constructed using three interconnecting panels. These panels allow the wearer to experience effective air circulation as well as the ultimate in safety and absolute protection. The visor is flexible which helps to prevent facial fractures in the event of a fall.
INTERIOR SHELL The inner shell, which is produced using high-tech polystyrene, has been created in order to combine an excellent fit with incomparable comfort. This is achieved through the double density foam which also provides excellent shock absorption, furthering the helmet’s safety qualities as well as comfort. ACS (Air Control System) The front grille provides the helmet with an air control system, which is activated by the slight movement of the central switch located on the grille. This switch, as well as an air vent located under the peak of the hat, takes in a ventilation of fresh air, which then travels through the helmet and is allowed to exit through air vents situated within the rear padding of the helmet. This means that the wearer’s head is kept cool while the hat is in use, furthering the already extreme comfort of the helmet.
INNER LINING The inner lining of the helmet is removable and washable and can also be replaced or changed for a different size - replacement linings are sold separately. The lining is attached to an anatomic cushion that perfectly fits the nape ensuring optimum comfort and absolute air diffusion thanks to the high-tech materials used - Coolmax coupled with open-cell filters and smooth micro-fibre
CHINSTRAP The helmet features a five point harness. The chinstrap is directly inserted in the hard riding hat through three passing rings made of anti-allergic and washable smooth leather. It is easily adjustable and has a quick self-blocking fastener