Stirrups & Leathers

Stirrups and the leather straps that attach them to the saddle are basic riding equipment. With stirrups themselves there are different styles available and they are made of different materials - their purpose and basic design, however, stays constant: to keep you safe, secure and balanced in the saddle, aiding in posting to the trot and mounting.
A popular choice for stirrups, particularly for children, are English Peacock safety stirrups designed to open up and release the foot if the equestrian takes a fall. Stylish stirrups with interchangeable coloured treads are also available, with more traditional options for showing. Dressage horse riders usually favour Fillis stirrups, with a wider footrest and heavier than general stirrups.
When choosing the right size stirrups, measure with your boots on across the widest part of the foot and add around five cms (two inches) to allow sufficient space to slide the foot in and out.
The best stirrup leathers (they are not always made of leather but can be synthetic) should have sufficient length and buckle holes to ensure that they can be adjusted correctly to suit the rider. In general the correct length can be worked out (approximately) by measuring from the armpit to the fingertips, doubling that length and then adding another 15 to 20 cms (six to eight inches) to be tucked in under the saddle flap.

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  • KM Elite Primera Soft Stirrup Leathers

    KM Elite

    KM Elite Primera Soft Stirrup Leathers

    £49.99
  • Whitaker International Whitaker Bonded CalfSkin Stirrup Leathers - Havana Brown

    Whitaker International

    Whitaker Bonded CalfSkin Stirrup Leathers - Havana Brown

    £59.40
  • Whitaker International Whitaker Bonded CalfSkin Stirrup Leathers - Black

    Whitaker International

    Whitaker Bonded CalfSkin Stirrup Leathers - Black

    £59.40
  • Le Mieux Vector Stirrup Covers

    Le Mieux

    Le Mieux Vector Stirrup Covers

    £39.99
  • Shires Fleece Stirrup Covers - Pair

    Shires

    Shires Fleece Stirrup Covers - Pair

    £6.50
  • Acavallo Aluplus Safety Stirrups - All Colours
  • Equetech Equetech Stirrup Toe Cosies - Pair

    Equetech

    Equetech Stirrup Toe Cosies - Pair

    £22.46
  • Whitaker International Whitaker Air Cushioned Stirrup Irons

    Whitaker International

    Whitaker Air Cushioned Stirrup Irons

    £138.60
  • Acavallo Acavallo Opera Stirrup Irons - Black or Brown
  • Dever Ascot Stirrup Leathers - Youths

    Dever

    Ascot Stirrup Leathers - Youth's

    £24.95
  • JHL JHL Youth Stirrup Leathers - Black and Brown
  • JHL JHL Adults Stirrup Leathers - Black and Brown