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True Confessions - are you a Pinhead or a Mushroom?

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  • True Confessions - are you a Pinhead or a Mushroom?

    The Bit of Britain helmet discussion has really opened my eyes. For years, I have suffered in shame believing myself to be a Pinhead, as I wear a 6 7/8 helmet. Life became much kinder once I realized that I needed a long oval, but still, I've always considered myself to have a tiny little head.

    So, 'fess up, what helmet size do you wear, and are you at peace with it?
    "She still had all of her marbles, though every one of them was shaped funny and rolled asymmetrically."

  • #2
    I'm a 7 1/4- and I'm OK with it, because I need all the space to hold my brains
    It's psychosomatic. You need a lobotomy. I'll get a saw.


    • #3
      I strongly resemble a pinhead on a marshmallow.
      a 501(c)3 organization helping 501(c)3 equine rescues


      • #4
        I'm a 7 1/8"...but not sure what that makes me...


        • #5
          7 3/4!!! but only because it needs to hold my hair. i cant wear the helmet without my hair in it or else it falls over my eyes.


          • #6
            Originally posted by DressageGeek "Ribbon Ho" View Post
            I strongly resemble a pinhead on a marshmallow.
            No that would be me


            • #7
              Rebe-61/2 here-I look like Adam Ant in any ASTM helmet!


              • #8
                I'm a bowling ball head. My head is big, round (although it fits in a CO helmet now...) and heavy hahaha.
                Proudly blogging for The Chronicle of the Horse!


                • #9
                  Egghead here, 7 1/8 and there isnt a hat oval enough...lol
                  "You can't really debate with someone who has a prescient invisible friend"


                  • #10
                    Pinhead. Size 7, sometimes less.
                    "The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits." Albert Einstein



                    • #11
                      Originally posted by DressageGeek "Ribbon Ho" View Post
                      I strongly resemble a pinhead on a marshmallow.
                      Me, three!

                      6 3\4 I believe!


                      • #12
                        Mine is a Troxel Dakota M, supposed to fit 7 to 7 1/4.
                        Definitively pinheaded, I would say.


                        • #13
                          7 5/8! :P
                          Times and traditions in the horse world shift and change, much of the old grandeur has been lost; But for one brief shining moment, there was a gigantic shocking pink d**** in the Hunterdon tack room.


                          • #14
                            i am 6 5/8ths debs is 7 so i am a lot smaller head than her


                            • #15
                              Fatheads or Pinheads, LOL we are all beautiful!


                              • #16
                                I'm a 7 1/4, which works just fine with my body. My son, though... he's twelve, thin as a rail, and wears a 7 1/2. For a kid who wears a size 12 slim pant, it's downright bobbleheaded.

                                Poor kid. I think he's adorable.


                                • #17
                                  I take after my daddy and have what I fondly refer to as a "freakishly large head". I don't exactly know the measurement (the only hat I really wear is a riding helmet and the type I get come in S-M-L and if I'm really lucky XL). I think it's probably a 7-5/8 or 7-3/4.

                                  I also got Daddy's short wide hands and feet, and short legs. I'm 5'7" and have a 28" inseam.

                                  I am built like the anti-equestrian. I will be turning 50 in 3 weeks and have to say I'm at peace with it.
                                  Shall I tell you what I find beautiful about you? You are at your very best when things are worst.


                                  • #18
                                    I am a malformity..I have a 6 1/2 head (and that fits my long hair), but 18" calves....yeah, I am SOOO not a model for any horsey catalogs..


                                    • #19
                                      Originally posted by CDNJumperGirl View Post
                                      7 5/8! :P
                                      moi aussi!

                                      It's only for my big hair though- it's too big when I don't put my hair up
                                      Willow- http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pi...&id=1125720084


                                      • #20
                                        Are we talking hair up, or hair down? With my hair up, I wear 7 3/8-7 1/2
                                        With my hair down, I wear a 7- 7 1/8

                                        (I want to cut my hair but my helmet won't fit if I do!)
                                        A lovely horse is always an experience.... It is an emotional experience of the kind that is spoiled by words. ~Beryl Markham