"Hair must be tied back, braided or put in a bun. Long hair or loose strands of hair sticking out from under a hat detract from a professional appearance. A hair net, hair spray or mousse will make a neat appearance." The Sidesaddle Legacy - How to Ride Aside the American Way. by Martha Coe Friddle & Linda A. Bowlby
The above quote is a modern version of what almost every historic sidesaddle riding script states as being the correct way for ladies to address their hair prior to riding aside. If you are fortunate enough to have the perfect length of hair to pull into a simple bun, the following diagrams are for you:
This is a Whirl-A-Bun. Their web sight is http://www.whirl-a-bun.com/contact.html I think this looks like a good hair styling tool, but I do not know anything about the company or this product
I know this one is too high to wear with a riding hat...and we would not put in the decorative pins...but - who says you have to wear your hair in a 'simple' bun?