Blog

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...
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 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...
Slippery safety stirrups? You might need new stirrup pads
Have you ever ridden with stirrups that were slippery? Maybe your foot kept slipping constantly during your riding lesson. This means that the grip of the stirrups is not good, or maybe the treading has worn out over time. No...
Technology advances - and so do safety stirrups
You might remember that back in the day, a couple of decades ago, we didn't have magnetic safety stirrups. In fact, stirrups were pretty plain. Especially, if you go a little further back in time. There was even a time...
How to store your safety stirrups?
As a rider, you store your tack nice and neat, right? Your saddle is on its rack with a saddle cover on and your bridle is on its hook. The brushes are in the grooming box or a bag. Your...
Safety stirrups for everyone - get yours!
Safety stirrups are essential, there is simply no way around it. Just as all responsible riders wear helmets for safety, all responsible riders should have good stirrups. Let's face it: riding horses is risky. You never know what might happen....
Safety stirrups - sizing guide
Safety stirrups are an important part of your tack. They ensure that you stay safe when you ride and even if you fall off, you won't be dragged behind your horse. Many riders don't necessarily consider the importance of good-quality...
The safest holiday present for equestrians
The holiday season is around the corner, this is a great time to start planning to buy gifts for your loved ones. Are you planning to buy a gift for those special people in your life, who love equestrian sports?...
Order safety stirrups online
Thanks to the internet, it is now very easy to order your Ophena magnetic safety stirrups online. The outstanding magnetic safety stirrups designed by Ophena are available for sale in many parts of Europe and the US. The stirrups designed...
Breakaway stirrups vs. magnetic safety stirrups
The safety stirrups are excellent horse riding safety gear. In fact, every rider should have a pair of these stirrups. In the market, you will find two main options: the breakaway stirrups and the magnetic safety stirrups. In this article,...
How do safety stirrups work?
Riding a horse is such a wonderful experience. You will enjoy the rush of adrenaline, graceful movements of the horse, and satisfaction from partaking in one of the oldest and grand sports. However, in order to improve every horse rider’s...
Buy safety stirrups online - what to do and how to pick the right stirrups
Nowadays, we handle many things online: banking, buying clothes, and even ordering pizza can be done online from the comfort of your own home. Equestrians tend to use online orders for their advantage too, as many riders order tack and...
Quick release stirrups for dressage riders - what's the best option?
When you are showing your horses in dressage, you have to keep up with strict rules, especially when it comes to tack and dress code. For instance, in showjumping, you can pick whatever kind of quick release stirrups or safety...
Magnetic safety stirrups as jumping stirrups - how does it work?
Showjumping and eventing are disciplines that are fun to watch and even more fun to do yourself. However, these sports are packed with adrenaline and situations where you have to make split-second decisions. Sometimes, those decisions may not the correct,...