Improve your leg position

Why a good leg position is so important

A good (lower) leg position is very important for every rider. In fact, a better leg position leads to better balance, a more secure seat, and a huge improvement in your riding experience.

In a good position, your thighs are relaxed and your heels are better aligned with your hips. This creates a deeper seat and allows you to follow the horse's movements better. A calmer leg is also linked to relaxed joints, allowing the body's natural shock-absorbing abilities to work to prevent injury.

Our magnetic stirrups help riders around the world keep their feet in the correct position, which in itself can have a big impact on leg position. They also prevent your feet from slipping and take away the fear of getting caught in the stirrups. Over the years, our magnetic stirrups have helped countless riders improve their leg position, and we're sure they can help you too.


How other riders have improved their leg position with Ophena stirrups

My daughter loves them

The stirrups from ophena are really great, my daughter feels much safer since then. Sliding through is history and her leg is much better on the horse with the stirrups. A really great development and absolutely worth every penny. They deserve 10 stars instead of 5.

Product: Ophena S

Verified Review by Tanja K. (translated from German)

Best Stirrups Ever!!!

I bought these stirrups in December and they are awesome! I have weakness in both legs and have had problems with loosing stirrups/staying balanced in the saddle. After using these for a few weeks, I (and my trainer!) have noticed a huge difference in my leg position/balance.

Product: Ophena S

Verified Review by Elizabeth E.

I highly recommend it!

Very good quality stirrups. Besides the simple and elegant design, the magnetic technology really helps me to lower the leg and have a more fixed leg. I was also able to experience the security offered by the side opening and once again this product convinced me!

Product: Ophena S

Verified Review by Alessandra T. (translated from French)

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My Ophena Stirrups

The best stirrups in the world. In fact, I have tried many - no stirrups felt as good. My leg lies much better. I used to have a bumpy foot - with these stirrups it went away immediately! Brilliant! I am thinking of buying a second pair.

Product: Ophena S

Verified Review by Nicole G. (translated from German)

The best stirrups!

I love them! From a safety point of view, after a few falls which I am fine with, the stirrups are perfect, they come right off, it's magic! From an aesthetic point of view, they are incredible! And finally from a practical point of view, they helped me in the fixity of my legs, in my position, and just for that I thank Ophena for having invented them! A great invention!!! Thank you very much!

Product: Ophena S

Verified Review by Léa P. (translated from French)


I am very satisfied, I have two pairs for the dressage saddle and the jumping saddle, although the stirrups are super easy to change. I bought a third pair as a gift for a loved one, who is also very happy with them. calm leg position, better leg action, more relaxed seat.

Product: Ophena S

Verified Review by Stefanie Ellinghaus (translated from German)

Revolutionary stirrups!!

These stirrups have helped me to improve the position of my leg and make it more stable. The angle of the footplate has also done good for my knees. I wish I’d found these earlier in my career!

Product: Ophena S

Verified Review by Emelie H.

Never again without

Thrilled from the first minute. You just always have a good and safe feeling and do not have to worry about getting caught in the stirrup. In addition, the stirrups make a nice leg. 100% buy recommendation!

Product: Ophena S

Verified Review by Monika H. (translated from German)

Game changer

They enable the leg to be in the correct position and actually allows a longer leg. The worry of lost stirrups is no longer an issue leading to a more confident and secure seat. I will never ride in anything else, such a shame they are not BD legal

Product: Ophena S

Verified Review by Alma Abrahams

Ophena Stirrups are fantastic.

They are amazing as I am a foot stirrup fidget which means my legs and feet are always moving so I can’t get the correct stirrup and leg position to make riding comfortable. These stirrups change everything, my leg position is now perfect, my balance is much improved so I can now concentrate on the actual riding. I am so happy, I have recently ordered a second pair. I highly recommend these.

Product: Ophena S

Verified Review by Colin Hughes

Brilliant product

These stirrups keep your foot and leg in the correct position . Stabilise your riding and supports balance with your horse. Just brilliant.

Product: Ophena S

Verified Review by Jo Banks

Ophena stirrups

Great! I love these stirrups and feel very safe using them (after husband had spinal cord injury from a fall off horse). He’s ok now. He rides with these stirrups as well. It also allows me to keep my leg in correct position.

Product: Ophena S

Verified Review by Barbara

Never had such good stirrups

I already wished for the stirrups and then bought them myself for my birthday. It was the best decision. I love these stirrups, I would never want any others. I feel as safe as ever and my leg sits much more calmly, which means my mare also walks much better. Super happy with it.

Product: Ophena S

Verified Review by Alena W. (translated from German)


I gave myself a real gift with these stirrups which are not only great looking, but also perfect for the position of the foot and leg. Really great

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Verified Review by Arnaud (translated from French)

ophena stirrups improve horse movement

In my opinion, Ophen's stirrups are the safest stirrups in the world, but this is already known. However, as a saddle fitter, I see their other huge plus. Due to the fact that they follow the leg by themselves, the rider does not have to tighten the muscles by withdrawing the leg and performing dressage elements. This, in turn, allows for less stress on the horse in the area of ​​the saddle clip, leads to an elevation of the back and lightness of the horse's front limbs. I regret that they are not allowed to compete in dressage competitions, but I hope the FEI will be reasonable and it is a matter of time.

Product: Ophena S

Verified Review by Barbara D.

Super stirrups

Really great stirrups! A well placed leg. No regrets about buying these stirrups

Product: Ophena S

Verified Review by Elodie R. (translated from French)


Stirrups simply super awesome!!! Safety, design, comfort, leg position...everything is there ! It takes only 3 to 4 sessions to get used to them and after that you never go back to the so-called classic stirrups...

Product: Ophena S Pro

Verified Review by Frederique R. (translated from French)

I love it :)

I am absolutely in love with these stirrups. First, they give me a sense of security. Secondly, thanks to the way they are mounted, my leg position has improved significantly. Best horse purchase ever !

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Verified Review by Renata C.


We love love love these stirrups. Bought for my 8 year old. They were really just bought for the safety aspect, so her foot couldn’t get stuck if she was tk fall, but they are so much h more than that. They’ve helped her heels stay down, her lower leg position and the help her keep her stirrups in situations where she would usually lose them (when pony over jumps or spooks) We have no regrets, no complaints, money well spent.

Product: Ophena S

Verified Review by Andrea O.

Love them

Helping me keep my stirrups when jumping higher classes!! Also keeps my weak leg in the correct position in the stirrup! Thanks

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Verified Review by Amber B.

Excellent, beautiful design and helps me to have more confidence.

It’s easy to use and give me security riding my horse, it’s always helping me to have my legs and foot in the correct position. They have a beautiful design.

Product: Ophena S

Verified Review by Maria F.

Extraordinary stirrups!!!

The Ophena S stirrups are great, the legs are always perfectly positioned, they are very easy to put on and take off, even for a teenager, they are very easy to clean without having to remove the stirrup leathers and they are very beautiful. They are very easy to clean without having to remove the stirrup leathers and they look great. They are delivered very quickly in a very nice package. The only thing I would improve on is if they came with two thick fabric bags to protect them and the saddle even though they don't get damaged any more than any other stirrup leathers. In short, I love them and all those who have tried them only dream of one thing, to offer them to themselves...

Product: Ophena S

Verified Review by Capucine A. (translated from French)

Can’t live with out them !

These are the best thing I have bought my horse is a tad spooky but with these i am still in the saddle and my leg position and seat has improved.

Product: Ophena S

Verified Review by Melanie C.

Love them!

These stirrups have been amazing for helping me ride in the correct leg position and keeping my balance, I can’t imagine going back to any other stirrups now.

Product: Ophena S

Verified Review by Claire h.

Magnetic stirrups

Really really love them, they have helped so much with my leg positioning, 100% recommended them to anyone!

Product: Ophena S

Verified Review by Mia M.

Ophena Stirrups Rating

I have been using the stirrups for 2 months now and am very satisfied. The force of the magnet is perfectly adjusted so that the stirrup holds on the boots, but you can also get out of the stirrup easily. The design is also beautiful and people always talk about the stirrups. My riding feeling has also improved considerably, as the "firm" stirrups give me a lot of support. This has also made my leg even calmer. The Ophena stirrups are also great for jumping. After jumping, it's easy to lose a stirrup, which no longer happens. Perfect for a good riding feeling and hold. I would always recommend the stirrups and spend the money again every time, because they are worth every penny.

Product: Ophena S

Verified Review by Kerstin S. (translated from German)

Best stirrups I’ve had!

These stirrups have helped with my leg and foot position so much.

Product: Ophena S

Verified Review by Tilly S.


Fixes the leg, is not heavy on the foot and very safe.

Product: Ophena S Pro

Verified Review by Ludivine L. (translated from French)

Gives a secure feeling

I am satisfied with the stirrups. After a short period of getting used to them, they feel great and safe. Better weight distribution in the legs.

Product: Ophena S

Verified Review by Andrea W. (translated from German)

Fantastic and stylish

Excellent customer service and fantastic product. I feel so much safer now and there’s no compromise on style ! Really comfortable and has helped with my leg position Would highly recommend these !

Product: Ophena S

Verified Review by Kara W.