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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...
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...
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 kind of shoes should you ride in?
If you have ever ridden a horse, at least once, you have probably heard that you should ride in shoes that have a heel. This does not mean, however, that any shoes with heels are good for riding. When riding...
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...
How long stirrup leathers do I need?
Usually, stirrup leathers don't come with the saddle, so you will have to buy them separately. Your first goal is to have leathers that are long enough for your preferred discipline. Your second goal is to color-coordinate the leathers to...
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...
Safety stirrups and grip - what makes the grip good?
There are dozens of different safety stirrups on the market. Each of them has their own good features and things that they focus on. Some brands focus on beautiful design, some on safety aspects, some on the grip and some...
Safety stirrups materials - what are safety stirrup made of?
If you have ever taken a closer look at stirrups, you may have noticed that they are not always similar. Many times, you will notice that safety stirrups have different designs, colors and they are even made of different materials....
Which way do safety stirrups go?
Stirrups and more importantly safety stirrups are an essential part of your tack. No matter the discipline, chances are that you use stirrups on your saddle. When you buy a new saddle, it doesn't come with safety stirrups: you have...
Safety stirrups for kids - how to pick the right ones?
Safety stirrups are essential for everyone, regardless of their discipline, level or even age. Adults and kids alike need safety stirrups that will release their foot in case of a fall. In fact, compared to adult stirrups, there are a...
Are safety stirrups good?
Riding horses is an extreme sport and accidents happen - and you never know when they do. That is why all responsible riders wear a helmet, boots and possibly a safety vest. However, there is one more important safety gear...
Stirrups with the best grip - choose the right ones
It is easy to overlook the importance of stirrups. However, they are a very important part of your tack, especially in terms of safety. Stirrups with the best grip help you stay on and keep your foot in place, which...
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...
Should I buy safety stirrups online?
When you buy a saddle, most of the time you will have to buy your stirrup leathers and safety stirrups separately. In this day and age, we tend to do many things online, including shopping for our tack. So, it...
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...
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...
Best tips to help you sit correctly, and not rely on your safety stirrups
Every rider, no matter what discipline, has to learn how to sit correctly when riding. A balanced, relaxed and effective seat is key to becoming a great rider. In the beginning, sitting balanced and not falling off is one of...