STS Stirrup Irons – Space Technology Safety

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The STS race irons are a revolutionary new race stirrup iron targeted primarily at the racing industry for jockeys.

Its unique design incorporates an extended and elevated platform for better foot support and balance, improved foot tread to help prevent foot slipping and a unique attachable adjustable Velcro safety strap.

By preventing the jockeys foot slipping forward into the iron and in the event a rider falls, the safety strap prevents the jockey being hooked up and dragged, greatly reducing the risk of injury and deaths to the rider.

Features & Benefits

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Problem

Horseracing is a dangerous practice, with a higher risk of fatality than any other sport.

Name another sport where the ambulance follows you around all day. There have been over 314 jockey deaths in Australia alone and countless serious injuries. Jockeys are now riding precariously with just their toes in the stirrup irons.

Chairman of Racing NSW Stewards Mr. Ray Murrihy raised concerns in the media whereby seven riders in one week had fallen due to their feet slipping of the traditional irons and called for a better stirrup iron. Attached are the media articles.

The other problem when a jockey is dislodged there is a significant risk of the jockeys foot being hooked up in the stirrup iron which have resulted in shocking injuries and deaths as young as 16yr olds.

Solution

By incorporating a better foot grip, elevated and extended platform for better and much more foot support to prevent the riders’ foot slipping forward or of the stirrup iron.

In addition the attachable adjustable safety strap preventing the riders’ foot slipping forward and therefore can prevent the riders’ boot being hooked up in the iron and dragged behind the horse.

Innovation

The STS race irons provide a better foot grip, extended and elevated platform for better and much more foot support and an attachable adjustable safety strap preventing the riders’ foot slipping forward therefore preventing the riders boot being hooked up in the iron and dragged behind the horse.

There are many documented testimonials from leading professional jockeys stating drastic improvements in support significantly reducing risk of injury to riders.

Further jockeys receive many injuries during their riding career and have stated due to the extended platform it reduces and eliminates pain to their hips, knees, legs and feet.

View these outstanding reports and videos at: www.stsirons.com

Safety

Horseracing is a dangerous practice, with a higher risk of fatality than any other sport.

There have been over 314 jockey deaths in Australia alone & countless serious injuries. The STS race irons can reduce this by providing a better foot grip, extended and elevated platform for better foot support and an attachable adjustable safety strap preventing the riders foot slipping forward therefore preventing the riders boot being hooked up in the iron and dragged behind the horse.

There are many documented STS race iron testimonials from leading professional jockeys stating drastic improvements in support significantly reducing risk of injury to riders. Jockeys receive many injuries during their riding career and they state the extended platform reduces and eliminates pain to their hips, knees, legs and feet.

Performance

Horseracing is a lucrative industry that demands a product to have a competitive edge to be successful.

The unique additional proven benefits of the STS iron design compared to traditional race irons allow the jockey to perform better.

Many jockeys now using the STS irons have noticed a remarkable improvement to their performance and safety.

The unique addition of the horse logos creates a beautiful aesthetic look which has encouraged riders to purchase. Further traditional race irons can cost up to $300.00 whereby the STS race irons sell for a RRP $149.00.

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STS Stirrup Irons – Space Technology Safety