Absorbine Photo Challenge: 7 Helmet Hair Selfies

We have no shame here at Horse Nation — we’ll totally exploit our own horrendous helmet hair for a good laugh. Here are seven totally-killer examples.

This week’s Absorbine Photo Challenge called for your best post-ride sweaty helmet hair selfies: the bravest among you willing to share such photos are rounded up in this collection! Because we can never pass up an opportunity to equally embarrass ourselves, the Horse Nation staff got in on the fun too.

Our randomly-selected winner of this week’s Absorbine prize package is:

He’s totally rolling his eyes… #horsenation #absorbinechallenge

A photo posted by @shortandsmiley on

Congratulations! Here are our other finalists:

Kyra Wade

Kyra Wade

Helmet hair + nerd glasses = equestrian geek chic? #horsenation #thehorsenation @thehorsenation #helmethair

A photo posted by Lindsey Walczak (@thereallindseyw) on

And here is our HN staff: Kristen: (mental note: don’t hold a selfie challenge while trying to grow out bangs, because it turns out like this.)

Lorraine, who looks mysteriously perfect:

And Amanda: “I did not pin back my side bangs, just for you.”


Keep an eye out for next week’s Absorbine photo challenge! We announce challenge subjects on Tuesday around the middle of the day on both Instagram and Facebook.

Go riding!

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