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The best safety gear for eventing riders - what you should consider
Eventing is a sport that's is full of adrenaline: horses are excited, riders are focused and the spectators are cheering for their favorite riders. In an eventing show, eventers have to complete three tests at every competition. They include dressage,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Introduction to spurs - when to use them and how to choose the right ones
If you've ever seen spurs online or at a tack store, you've probably noticed that there are a ton of different kinds of spurs. There are long ones and short ones, sharp ones and dull ones. Spurs, just like a...
3 best tips for keeping your heels down when riding
Every rider, no matter what lever or what discipline, must always remember to keep the line from ear to shoulder, to hip and heel. This keeps the rider balanced on top of the horse. Should this line become broken, the...