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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...
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....
Top reasons to get magnetic safety stirrups
When you saddle up your horse and get on with your ride, you probably don't think about your stirrups that much. However, they are an essential part of your tack and you should always pick the kind of stirrups that...
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...
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...
Top 7 showjumping tips to make you a better rider
Showjumping is definitely one of the most popular disciplines in the equestrian world. And it's no wonder because showjumping is exciting, filled with adrenaline and it requires so many skills from horses as well as riders. Showing your own horses...
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 is dressage important for jumpers too?
You may have heard said that dressage is a base of everything. This is exactly right, as a good jumper always has great dressage work behind him, too. Dressage helps horses become stronger, more supple, more flexible and relaxed. All...
Buying your first horse? Best tips!
Buying your first own horse can be very scary and intimidating. Maybe you've already been riding at a riding school or leased a horse for a few years, and now you think it's about time you buy one of your...
What is PEMF for horses and how does it help horses?
Taking care of our horses in the best possible way is every horse owner's top priority. Horses are athletes and they should be treated as such: this is why taking good care of their muscles and recovery is extremely important....
7 Things that you should always have in your show bag - don't forget these!
Going to shows can be stressful, as there are many things to consider. You have to take into account loading time, driving time, tacking, warm up, checking in and so many other things. Also, horses don't always care about the...
How to clean your tack - best tips!
Riding our horses can be messy: we ride in the rain and mud, snow and sleet, rain or shine. Of course, our tack tends to get dirty, and it needs to be cleaned regularly to ensure that the leather stays...
What are quick release stirrups?
The right kind of stirrups are an important and essential part of your tack. Many don't even give a second thought to their stirrups - though they absolutely should. Good stirrups can make a big difference in case of an...
Safety stirrups are essential - Why do riders get caught in stirrups?
Many have heard horror stores about riders getting caught in their stirrups. It is not uncommon that a rider falls and gets dragged behind a scared horse for meters upon meters. But why do riders get caught in stirrups and...
Why eventing riders should consider safety stirrups
Eventing is a very exciting and eventful sport. It requires so much endurance and strength from both the horse and the rider. In an eventing show, the rider has to complete three different sections: dressage, showjumping and cross-country. This is...
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...
Spoil yourself and your horse - everyday luxury!
For many of us, life is busy. In addition to work, picking kids up from school, cleaning and making dinner, we also have to (and want to) make time for our horses. Going to the barn is a way for...
Most Innovative Equestrian Inventions - including magnetic safety stirrups
As technology progresses and develops, the equestrian world also gets to enjoy the fruits of it. The most innovative equestrian inventions include, for instance, magnetic safety stirrups, Stübben's full cheek snaffle bit and Hit-Air vests. Ophena magnetic safety stirrups Ophena...
The Equestrian Luxury Must-Haves
Equestrians love luxury - who wouldn't? However, "luxury" doesn't always have to mean the most expensive products or services, but rather something that makes your life as an equestrian much easier. Spoiling yourself and your horse with the best, high-quality...