Safety Stirrups

Safety Stirrups - The Best Way to Protect Yourself While Riding

Horse riding is an exhilarating sport that brings us joy and connection with these magnificent creatures. However, it's essential to prioritize safety to minimize the risk of injury. One common hazard is getting a foot caught in the stirrup, which can lead to dangerous situations if the horse spooks or falls. EquiZone recognizes the importance of rider safety and offers a range of high-quality safety stirrups designed specifically for jumping, eventing, dressage, and young riders. Below we'll explore the benefits of safety stirrups and showcase some exceptional options available at EquiZone.

Reduced Risk of Injury: Safety stirrups are designed with a release arm mechanism that opens under pressure, allowing the rider's foot to be released easily from the stirrup in the event of a fall. By preventing the foot from getting trapped, safety stirrups significantly reduce the risk of injury. It's a crucial safety feature that every rider should consider to protect themselves in case of an accident.

Increased Safety and Grip: our range of safety stirrups not only provide reliable release mechanisms but also offer enhanced safety through improved grip. The stirrup treads are designed to ensure maximum wet and dry adhesion, providing riders with a secure foothold. This feature is particularly beneficial for jumping and eventing disciplines, where stability and control are paramount.

Peace of Mind: Knowing that you or your child are equipped with a pair of safety stirrups brings peace of mind. The reassurance of riding with safety stirrups alleviates concerns about being dragged in the event of a fall. Prioritizing safety is an investment in your riding experience, allowing you to focus on enjoying the ride without unnecessary worry.

EquiZone's Recommended Safety Stirrups

  • Tech Stirrups Venice Evo: Ideal for show jumping and event riders, the Tech Stirrups Venice Evo combines superior grip with a revolutionary safety mechanism. The carefully designed tread angle ensures a secure position for the lower leg and ankle, providing stability over jumps. These stirrups feature a durable release arm that automatically resets after a fall, eliminating the need for replacement.


  •  Tech Stirrups Venice Dressage Plus: Tailored specifically for dressage riders, the Tech Stirrups Venice Dressage Plus offers all the safety features of its jumping counterpart. With slight modifications to the eye and tread, this stirrup will enhance your dressage riding. The innovative tread design encourages the rider's heels and lower leg to drop down, promoting a stable and balanced position in the saddle. Something all riders aim for! 


  • Innova Riding by Tech Stirrup Safety Stirrups Aria: The Innova Riding by Tech Stirrup Safety Stirrups Aria represents a groundbreaking combination of eco-friendly materials and safety innovation. Crafted from wood and aluminum, these stirrups provide sustainability without compromising safety. The release arm mechanism ensures easy foot detachment, while the wooden tread prevents sand from sticking, offering a smooth and secure ride. Choose these stirrups for a sustainable option that prioritizes both rider safety and environmental consciousness.

Top of the Line 

  • S2 Safety First Stirrups by Safe Riding: For riders seeking exceptional safety and comfort, the S2 Safety First Stirrups by Safe Riding are the epitome of excellence. These premium stirrups boast a 90° opening outer arch that can rotate 360°, allowing effortless foot release in the event of a fall. The innovative grip system, featuring tiny rollers, minimizes strain on the rider's limbs. Additionally, a soft cushioning shock-absorbing system ensures optimal comfort during long rides.

Young Rider Safety

Choosing the right stirrups for young riders is of utmost importance, considering their foot size and weight are crucial factors in finding the right pair of stirrups. EquiZone offers the Jin Stirrup Air Junior Stirrup, an excellent option designed specifically for children or small adults. These stirrups prioritize safety and comfort, providing young riders with stability and confidence in the saddle.

Another great choice are the Freejump Sot'up Lite stirrups which are designed for children or small adults. The superior grip helps keep the foot in a stable position, whilst the angle of the eye provides extra comfort to the rider as well as following the natural swing of the leg. With it's opening arm, these safety stirrups are another great option for young riders. 

Investing in safety stirrups is a wise decision for any rider, regardless of their discipline or age. EquiZone offers a diverse range of safety stirrups tailored to meet the unique requirements of jumping, eventing, dressage, and young riders. By reducing the risk of injury, enhancing safety, and providing peace of mind, these stirrups are essential additions to every rider's equipment arsenal. Order your safety stirrups today and make a significant stride towards a safer and more enjoyable riding experience.

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