Features of the Harness
Front and rear grab handles to catch then when they stumble or to pick them up when they fall.
Quick Release Chest Straps
Easy adjustablility with clips around the chest. Quick release straps over shoulders that extend over helmets for ease of getting on and off.
Detachable Safety Leash
Twin clipped detachable safety leash for using when close restraint is required. Leash extends to a single handle to hold.
Reflective High Vis
High visibility reflective shoulder stripes and rear logo for dusk hours and low visibility occasions.
Taken from the Old English; Hobbledehoy and often used in the Nursery Rhyme – “This is the way the Farmers Ride……”
Noun: hobbledehoy; plural noun: hobbledehoys
1. a clumsy or awkward youth.
1. awkward or clumsy, “his hobbledehoy hands”
Origin mid 16th century: of unknown origin.
Hobbledehoo Active Childs Harness
The Hobbledehoo Harness was created for activities but using it with toddlers it has become apparent that its use is infinite in daily living. Due to the robust assembly of the product it can withstand a much larger weight while distributing it over a large surface area, unlike standard reins that are made from just[…]
Top 10 tips for Skiing with Children: Hobbledehoo Active Childs Harness The brand new harness available for the 2016/2017 season which has a grab handle front and back to assist with picking up of little ones or for chair lift safety as they get a bit older. At £30 it is a great investment for[…]
As a family we have always headed to the French Alps for skiing, initially 3 Valleys for numerous years, then Tignes for 4 years and currently La Plagne. As the idea of ‘public transport’, ie airports, transfers etc with children sends us into a cold sweat we have always driven, and driven through the night.[…]
Skiing with children is a whole different way of skiing. The Hobbledehoo Active Childs Harness for skiing aids to resolve some of those issues. If you have hold of them using the harness handle or detachable leash then you feel so safe. When you let them go your heart is in your mouth for the[…]
In November 2015 the Hobbledehoo Active Childs Harness received its very important stamp of approval by attaining the BS EN 13210 standard for the safety requirements of “Child use and care articles — Children’s harnesses, reins and similar type articles”. The harness has undergone rigorous testing and although not a toy it has undergone compliance[…]
When a child falls over the harness with its front and back grab handles allows for ease of picking the child up and untangling their legs and skis without too much bending over by the adult. Plus the detachable leash is ideal for clipping on when you reach those slightly steeper slopes and speed assistance[…]
When a child falls over the harness with its front and back grab handles allows for ease of picking the child up and dropping them back onto their feet. They do need to learn to get up themselves but with a stumbling toddler you often want to just get them up to carry on!
Here are some images of the reason the Hobbledehoo all came about. Our whole family loves skiing and having seen older nephews taught from a very early age and being controlled with a rope tied around their waist we decided to look for an item on the market for this purpose. We found a few[…]
The Hobbledehoo Active Kids Harness is a brand new product to provide a suitable harness for holding, grabbing or picking up your child. Designed by parents initially as a skiing harness for children the Hobbledehoo Active Harness has a multitude of other application in everyday life for full control over your active little ones. Tried[…]