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Buy the best safety stirrups - try them for yourself first
Riding horses is a risky sport. That is why it is very important to always wear the required safety gear. For instance, a helmet, boots, and safety stirrups. It does not matter how good of a rider you are, how...
How do you know when it is time to buy new safety stirrups?
All of us equestrians need to update our tack on a regular basis. After all, nothing lasts forever. No matter how much money you spend on your tack, eventually, all the wear and tear will require you to go out with...
A matching saddle pad will make you ready for horse shows
When horse show season is upon us, many buy new tack to look their best at shows. In fact, many riders love to match their saddle pad, wraps, boots, pants, and jackets and get creative with it. Nowadays, you can...
How to find the right saddle pad
Every horse needs a good saddle pad (or a few of them), no matter what your discipline is. The purpose of a saddle pad is to protect your horse's skin and make the saddle sit more comfortably on their back....
How to keep your saddle pads in great condition - best tips!
It is every equestrian's responsibility to take care of their tack. Saddles, bridles, wraps, and saddle pads need to be washed and cleaned on a regular basis. Also, you need to make sure that all the tack is in good...
How to care for your brand new saddle pad?
Saddle pads are an important part of every rider's tack. They protect the horse's back from rubbing and scratches, and they simply make the saddle feel better against the horse's back. In fact, most riders own a bunch of saddle...
How to choose a saddle pad for your horse?
Using a saddle pad is a must for all equestrians. The purpose of the saddle pad is to protect the horse's skin from unnecessary pressure, rash, scratches, and discomfort. Even if you have a saddle that has been custom-made for...
Ophena saddle pad - now available!
Ophena magnetic safety stirrups have become extremely popular within Europe and the United States. In fact, many showjumpers, eventers, and dressage riders have fallen in love with our magnetic stirrups, as they provide absolute safety with innovative features. And they...
Should I get Ophena S or Ophena T magnetic safety stirrups?
If you have already had a chance to browse our magnetic safety stirrups, you may have notices that we carry two different ones. At this point, you may be wondering which ones you should get. We have our most sold...
Get Ophena S or Ophena T magnetic safety stirrups for the summer
Every now and then, we have to update our tack. Sometimes, we have to throw out the old tack and buy new ones. After all, all tack should be checked regularly for wear and tear. In our sport, worn-out tack...
New stirrups for the show season - buy stirrups online
When the show season takes over, many riders sign up for shows to test their skills and to bring more variety to their training. Going to horse shows is fun, and it gives a chance for riders to challenge themselves...
Best stirrups for trail riding
Trail riding is a wonderful way to relax, no matter what your main discipline is. It gives both a rider and their horse a chance to take it easy, enjoy nature, and to get away from normal training. However, riding...
What to do with old stirrups?
Every now and then, we all need to update our tack. Sometimes, we need to get a new saddle, a new bridle, fresh brushes, or even new stirrups. When it is time for some new tack, you will need to...
Should I buy equestrian tack from a store or online?
Although shopping online has become increasingly popular in the past years, some people still prefer to go to physical stores. Some simply prefer interaction, browsing, and being able to get the purchase with them immediately. So, as an equestrian, we...
Western stirrups vs. English stirrups - what's the difference?
One of the best things about horseback riding is that there is always something new to learn. There are many disciplines from dressage to endurance riding and from Western to showjumping. Vaulting is a very interesting sport that requires balance...
Why you should read safety stirrup reviews
Nowadays, it is easy to find any information online. Before purchasing a new car, a tv, or even a phone, most people read reviews. It is no different among equestrians, and we research our purchases in advance, too. By reading...
What kind of safety stirrups should eventers have?
Eventing is a very exciting sport. It requires skill, stamina, and focus from both the horse and the rider. An eventing show consists of three parts: dressage, showjumping, and cross country. Cross country is the riskiest part of the test,...
What kind of safety stirrups are recommended at showjumping shows?
Showjumping is an adrenaline-packed sport that is loved by many. Horses love jumping, and so do riders. It is fun and requires a ton of skill from riders and scope from horses. Attending a showjumping show is a wonderful way...
What kind of safety stirrups are allowed at dressage shows?
When we go to horse shows, we have to take multiple things into account. There are many moving factors and preparation just for that few minutes at the show takes weeks, months, or even years. For instance, at dressage shows,...
How much money should you spend on equestrian safety gear?
Riding horses can be pricey - especially if you own a horse. Equestrian tack is not cheap and we need many things: breeches, boots, gloves, helmets, and of course the tack for your horse. But how much should you spend...
What are the safety risks to take into account when riding horses?
Horseback riding is very popular and both kids and adults love it. It has so many benefits physically and mentally, and the time spent at a farm is never wasted. However, as anyone involved with horses knows, there are safety...