The Real Cost of Owning a Show Horse

By Bloomberg Rankings - 2012-08-01T15:09:13Z

Photograph by Frank Rumpenhorst/EPA/Corbis

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Riding Helmets

Queen Elizabeth refuses to wear a helmet, donning a silk scarf instead. In an accident, though, a helmet can save your life. GPA helmets are the gold standard, used by both novices and professionals. A popular helmet is the GPA Speed'Air, which retails for about $580. You can also buy the Troxel Sport riding Helmet, which is certified by ASTM International and the Safety Equipment Institute, for $28.

$580: GPA Speed'Air -- GPA Sports

Running Tally: $133,223