With over 250 riding hats and body protectors in stock we have one of the widest ranges of rider safety equipment in the South West, covering all equestrian disciplines. Our riding hats start with the minimum UK Standards and progress up to International Standards. Brands stocked include, Champion, Charles Owen, Gatehouse and KEP. For body protectors we stock Champion, USG, Helite, Point Two and Levels start from Level 2, for the racing industry up to Level 4.
We take your safety serious and believe your riding hat is one of, if not, "the" most important pieces of equipment you will purchase. With this in mind we strongly recommend to have your hat fitted in store by one of our experienced and trained members of staff.
Driven by the passion to propose the most performing products Samshield always and will always make professional riders like Kevin Staut, Steve Guerdat or Bertram Allen test its products before launching it on the market.
Samshield has been able to create helmets which are specifically adapted to show jumping, dressage, racing, polo and eventing activities in terms of protection and comfort.
Samshield launched its first range of riding gloves in 2012 with the V-Skin, designed for competition and professional riders. In 2014, Samshield developped a winter high performance model: the W-Skin.
In 2017, Samshield has launched a technical clothing line for technical wear and accessories that combines functionality, comfort and elegance. Passionate about technology and innovation Samshield has created in 2018 safety stirrups that are the result of the fusion of strong requirements in terms of technicality, security and performance in an innovative design.
The Samshield R&D office works with the determination to generate the best products of the market and to constantly improve its existing range.
Originally (in 2005) only few riders from the Chantilly region (in France) had acquire the first Samshield helmet. Today the brand is recognized and distributed all over the world.