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MDC Ultimate Stirrups

MDC Corporation
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The MDC Intelligent Stirrups® are a revolutionary new stirrup design that positions your stirrups where you want them. You select any of three preset stirrup positions: traditional, 45 degrees or 90 degrees. The preset angle of the MDC Ultimate Stirrups improves leg, calf and foot position, relieves pressure on hips, knees and ankles, and reduces leg burns. The MDC Intelligent Stirrups® are easily retrievable, making your performance more precise and much safer.

MDC Intelligent Stirrups® have earned top praise, including Horse Journal Magazine Product of the Year and endorsements by many top riders including the entire US Dressage Team, Amy Tryon and Margie Engle. WEG Show Jumping Silver Medalist Beezie Madden says "They're simply amazing!" and Debbie McDonald says "I would recommend these stirrups to anyone at any level of riding."

Rubber protected hinged bottom. Black or Stainless Steel. The MDC Ultimate Stirrups® are true sized- the rubber sleeves have been taken into account and create a true opening of 4 ¼", 4 ½", 4 ¾" and 5".

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    MDC Ultimate Stirrups is rated 4.7333 out of 5 by 60.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent quality The MDC stirrups are nice and heavy and being able to adjust the angle is a great safety feature.However, I will return them because I am not experienced enough English rider to be comfortable and will go back to western. I have improved my balance and position riding English .
    Date published: 2015-11-11
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great stirrup I bought these stirrups after trying the Ultimate sport. They are great for my bad knees and hips and I have added the comfort stirrup pads so it is like the ultimate sport but won't ruin your boots. They do run big I wear a 7.5 boot and bought a 4.5 stirrup
    Date published: 2015-11-02
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sensational Stirrups! I have been riding in these for nearly 5 years now and I still love them!I have had knee surgery, broken bones in the left foot twice, and had my right heel reconstructed with a plate and screws after a particularly bad fall. Needless to say I need joint relief. I purchased these based off experience with other jointed stirrups and not being completely satisfied with them. The key truly is the angle of adjustment at the top.For dressage, I keep them at 45 deg and when on the trail one is at 45 and the other at 90. Having the flexibility to adjust them depending on my riding style has been a blessing. I'm able to have an intense workout or a long trail ride and still walk afterward. I used to hobble and lean on things for some time after riding in traditional stirrups.If for any reason you think this stirrup may help you with pain, balance, etc, give them a try. They are different from other jointed stirrups.
    Date published: 2015-09-15
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great idea I bought these stirrups because I have been having foot and knee pain while riding. The stirrups run big so I had to return for smaller size, but I rod better and had no discomfort.
    Date published: 2015-09-01
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Improves balance I much prefer these stirrups over the Herm Sprenger Bow Balance. They have improved my cantering. Before I was constantly losing or fighting to keep my foot in the stirrup during canter departures on my one gelding. Having the option to position the stirrup in the correct angle has improved my balance on the horse. My only concern is the stirrup position mechanism becoming worn. I have followed the care instructions. I have used them in the arena (flat work) and long trail ride on various terrain.
    Date published: 2015-08-30
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