Riding horses is a risky sport. That is why it is essential always to wear the required safety gear. For instance, a helmet, boots, and safety stirrups. It does not matter how good of a rider you are, how long you have been riding, or how nice and calm your horse is. Accidents can happen to anyone, anytime. You might lose your balance, or your horse might spook or even trip.
Wearing a helmet is a no-brainer for many, as it should be. However, not everyone thinks of the importance of safety stirrups and why you should always invest in them with the same idea as you invest in your helmet: you get what you pay for, so get a good one!
Have you seen our Ophena S and Ophena S Pro safety stirrups yet?
Our Ophena S and Ophena S Pro magnetic safety stirrups came to market a couple of years ago and are now available in Europe and the USA. When we created the Ophena safety stirrups, we wanted to bring something new, innovative, and unique to the market.
We wanted to create stirrups that were, first and foremost, safe but also beautiful and luxurious. Thus, our safety stirrups have an open side that allows the rider's foot to release immediately in case of an accident; a foot stopper that prevents the rider's foot from sliding out od the stirrups; a magnetic connection that keeps the foot in the correct place; and of course, beautiful design.
In fact, both amateur and professional riders around the world have given our stirrups glowing, five-star recommendations. They love the beautiful design and the best possible safety features.
Allowed at FEI shows as well
Many riders wonder if our safety stirrups are allowed at horse shows. The FEI has accepted our safety stirrups for all showjumping shows. When it comes to your local shows, you should check with your equestrian federation. Certain national federations have also separately approved our stirrups - if you are unsure, you can contact us for more information or contact your equestrian federation directly.
Ophena A - non-magnetic safety stirrup
While our customers love Ophena S and Ophena S Pro, not everyone prefers magnetic safety stirrups. For instance, dressage riders cannot use magnetic safety stirrups at horse shows, so they must look for non-magnetic safety stirrups.
This is why we designed Ophena A, a non-magnetic safety stirrup with patent-pending technology: The Twister.
The outer side of the stirrup is closed with a silicone piece that anchors at two connection points that release in all directions when pressure is applied.
In addition, Ophena A features excellent treading for better grip and integrated dampening for improved shock-absorption.
Where to buy Ophena safety stirrups?
You can buy our magnetic safety stirrups and non-magnetic safety stirrups from our website. This is how easy it is to buy our stirrups:
- Pick if you prefer Ophena S, Ophena S Pro, or Ophena A
- Choose color
- Choose your shoe size (for the magnetic insoles)
- Add to cart and finalize the order
Remember that we have a 60-day money-back guarantee.
Don't forget to take a look at our new Evolution saddle pad! In a short time, it has received a ton of attention from riders. It is luxurious, beautifully designed, and perfectly fits your new safety stirrups.