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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. In this article, we will look at different safety stirrups materials and their pros and …

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Buying a new saddle for your horse

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 to buy them separately. Also, whenever you buy new safety stirrups, you have to detach …

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Safety stirrups for kids

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 few different things that you need to consider when it comes to safety stirrups for …

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Are safety stirrups good?

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 that you should consider: safety stirrups. Are safety stirrups good and why? Why you should …

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Buy safety stirrups online

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 riding clothes from their favorite tack shops instead of visiting them. But did you know, …

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Quick release stirrups

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 stirrups you want, but in dressage, that is not the case. Dressage riders are not …

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Magnetic safety stirrups

Best safety stirrups for adults – pros and cons (Reviews, Uses, Features)

Let’s face it: accidents happen, especially in the equestrian world. No matter how good of a rider you are, there is always a risk of falling off. All riders should always use the appropriate safety gear, such as a helmet, gloves, boots and safety stirrups. Though having safety stirrups may not seem like such a …

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Magnetic safety stirrups at Ophena

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 a horse and suffered a head injury, she has never gotten up on a horse …

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