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U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. (To access color photos of the following recalled products, see CPSC’s Web site at

Name of Product: Stübben Steeltec SEQ Stirrups
Units: About 500
Importer: Stübben North America, Inc., of Troy, Va.
Hazard: The stirrup’s hinges can break, posing a fall hazard to riders.
Incidents/Injuries: Stübben has received two reports of the stirrups breaking. No injuries have been reported.
Description: The recalled stirrups are attached by straps to a saddle and are used by horseback riders to help them mount a horse or for support while riding. They are made of stainless steel and have a hinge on each side. “Stübben STEELtec” is printed on the stirrups.
They were sold in three sizes: 4 ½”, 4 ¾”, and 5”.
Sold at: Stübben authorized dealers nationwide from August 2006 through May 2007 for about $100 per pair.
Manufactured in: Pakistan
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the stirrups immediately and return them to Stübben to receive a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Stübben North America, Inc. at (800) 550-1110 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit