STS (Space Technology Safety) stirrups are the answer to safety and comfort in the saddle! Flexible rubber outer posts easily allow the foot to escape in case of a fall. Grippy, extended foot pads provide total traction and more surface area for keeping your foot in the iron and your heels down. Inner side guards block the foot from sliding too far, causing a hazard. Space Technology Safety stirrups are available for english and western riders. For total safety and comfort for your feet, check out the STS stirrups!