Harness Racing Australia
Gear and Equipment


HELMETS APPROVED BY HRA

Helmets submitted for approval must be certified to comply with at least one of the following Standards:

Manufacturers are also required to provide the following information prior to approval being granted:

  • Documentary proof of the certification of the specific helmet to one of the above 3 Standards by a known test agency
  • Written approval or alternate instructions for painting the helmet; and
  • External identification.

Contact HRA for further information.

The following list contains the names of the only Helmets approved by Harness Racing Australia for use in Australian Harness Racing.  Contact details for the Australian Helmet Manufacturers / Importers are also included. 

APPROVED HELMET REGISTER
HELMETS CATALOGUE / MODEL NUMBERS AUSTRALIAN MANUFACTURER / DISTRIBUTOR

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ZILCO
Supatop 1.  Current Zilco Catalogue Nos for Harness Racing Helmets David Stollery

     are 381055 to 381063 (various sizes). Zilco International
2.  The Zilco Supatop range includes 3 other helmets - the 7 Averill Street
     "Pony Club", "Supacool" and "Competitor".    Rhodes  NSW   2138
     These are not approved for use in harness racing. t   61 2 8765 9999  Extn:  110
f   61 2 8765 9977
david@zilco.com.au
www.zilco.net
    www.zilcoharness.com 
 
 
ZILCO

HR12 Harness RCT275E as above
Racing Helmet
 
 
ZILCO
HR18 Harness available March 2018 as above
Racing Helmet  
 
 
EQUINE SCIENCE  
EQUINE SCIENCE  
New Derby DD and DD2 Alan McMillan

Managing Director
Equine Science Distribution Pty Ltd
113 Derby Street
Tullamarine  Vic  3143
t   61 3 9330 3448
f   61 3 9330 1565
sales@aussierider.biz
www.aussierider.biz
 
 
 

 

Aussie Rider







 
AA and AA2









 
as above









 

SNELL H
(U.S. Standard) Grattan  Mary Gracie

Managing Director
Saddlery Wholesalers Pty Ltd
14 Carbine Street
Ascot  WA  6104
t   61 8 9277 2624
f   61 8 9478 2904
sales@saddlerywholesalers.com
FINN TACK FT Pro Trotting Helmet Jerry Pedersen
Model 30208 Horze Australia Pty Ltd
PO Box 485
Ingleburn  NSW  2565
t    61 2 9829 2193
f    61 2 9605 1230
e   sales@horzewholesale.com.au
www.horze.com.au
FT Pro Trotting Helmet as above

Model 30216 - Carbon Fibre
(approval effective 9/12/2011)

Please Note:

1.  Prospective purchasers of new Helmets are advised to look carefully at all information on the inside of the Helmet. The Brand Name and Standard must coincide as above.  For practical purposes, the latest versions of the above-mentioned Standards are appropriate.

2.  Our recently concluded Review by Human Impact Engineering and extensive Samples Survey by State Controlling Body Stewarding Panels has concluded that the previously approved helmets are no longer in use.  These are described below:

PREVIOUSLY APPROVED HELMETS NO LONGER IN USE
     
SNELL H (U.S. Standard) Bell Pacer  
  Marushin  
     
D.O.T. 218 (U.S. Standard) Grattan  
  Protecto  
     
S.A.A. 1698 (Aust. Standard) El Dorado (EXR)  
  Marushin MZF  
  Scott Aspen SAOF  
  Nolan T  
  Arai Challenger R  
  Bieffe  
  Kiwi  

IT IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED THAT HELMETS FIVE YEARS AND OLDER BE RETIRED

 

Effective Date of Implementation:   Continuing

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