Carriage Driving Hats

Kentucky Derby  Hats

Hats for church, weddings & all occasions


Carriage Driving Hat Specialist:

Leslie Berndl at the 2013 Kentucky Classic on the way to winning the National Single Horse Championships wearing a Jacquelyn topper by A Proper Hat
Whether you are a champion or just starting in the sport, A Proper Hat  provides elegant custom hats appropriate for your turnout and carriage driving sport.

Since 2012, A Proper Hat has been dedicated to competitive carriage driving. Beth Scott provides exquisite show hats that meet the demanding and discerning requirements of the sport. 

Whether for breed shows, pleasure driving classes, combined driving, coaching, or driven dressage, A Proper Hat can help you achieve a winning turnout. From minis to drafts, ponies or horses, Arabians, Friesians, Shetlands, Morgans, Hackneys, Warmbloods–whatever you drive, Beth can assist you.

Beth’s hats have been worn at events coast to coast in the United States, at National and World Championship events. Many have appeared in and on the cover of national magazines.

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A Driver helping Drivers

Beth competes in combined driving, driven dressage, and pleasure driving. Her personal insights help clients discover appropriate and distinctive hat choices for impressive turnouts. Her background in design is invaluable in delivering hats that bring out the best in every turnout.

Sinamay hats, felt hats, or parisisal toppers–Beth can help you find the right carriage driving hat for you.

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Champion driver Stefanie Putnam wearing a Proper Topper

Are you just starting out in the sport or are a very accomplished carriage driver? Beth Scott approaches everyone with kindness, focus, and responsiveness.

Find out why her clients return to her again and again.


“I Love my Proper Hat!” –Muffy Seaton