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Which are the best jumping stirrups?
Stirrups are a very essential part of your tack regardless of your discipline. Especially showjumpers and eventers have to consider the choice of their jumping stirrups carefully, as the best option is to get safety stirrups, and there are many...
Why magnetic safety stirrups are the best kind of safety stirrups - read more!
In the past few years, riders have become more and more safety-conscious and they have started to take their safety into account more. For instance, did you know that after Charlotte Dujardin, an Olympic gold medalist in dressage, fell off...
Top things you should teach your young horse early on
Summertime means that we get to meet many new foals. Pastures are full of happy moms with their newborn babies and their owners are even happier. Training a foal and a young horse can be very rewarding, thought at times...
Magnetic safety stirrups are an important part of the safety gear
Riding horses is fantastic and it is a great hobby for kids and adults alike. There is so much you can do with horses, from dressage to showjumping, trail riding and cross country. Adrenaline and excitement are a part of...
Magnetic safety stirrups - FAQ answered!
Magnetic safety stirrups are the newest invention in the equestrian world. As technology advances, our tack can advance too! Long gone are the days of regular stirrups that don't release in case of an accident - safety stirrups come in...
History of stirrups and how they evolved to magnetic safety stirrups
Nowadays, all saddles have stirrups. Whether they are magnetic safety stirrups (like ours) or something else. However, very few of us actually think about when stirrups were invented and how they became to be an essential part of our tack....
Best riding boots - luxury at your feet!
Every rider, no matter what discipline, knows how important excellent riding boots are. You should have riding boots that fit perfectly, are comfortable and that you really like. There are so many different kinds of riding boots our there on...
Magnetic safety stirrups - Beneficial and trendy!
The equine world constantly meets new technology that can help with horse care and our safety. For instance, magnetic rugs, Welltex technology blankets and clothes, magnetic boots and so on, can really help horses as well as riders feel better...
Why showjumpers should consider safety stirrups
Showjumping is an amazing sport - it draws equestrians and non-equestrians from all over the world to the sidelines to watch. The excitement, the thrill, the speed... all of which appeals to the crowd. All showjumpers are brave, as it...
The Three Best Safety Stirrups for Beginners
Starting out with our beloved gentle giants can be overwhelming. As a beginner, everything is new, and the learning curve is long - in fact, learning never ends, when it comes to horses and riding. However, especially as a beginner,...
Why Ophena's Magnetic System is more than a Magnet
When you order one of our magnetic safety stirrups (Ophena S or Ophena T), you will receive four parts: two stirrup irons and two of our magnetic insoles. A pair of our magnetic insoles are always included and needed to...
The #1 Reason Why Safety Stirrups are Essential
Riding is dangerous. And besides the obvious protection equipment like helmets and safety vests, there is one important category of equipment that you shouldn't forget: safety stirrups. Compared to helmets and safety vests, stirrups support your rider but are not...