stirrup iron


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stirrup iron

n.
A stirrup.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stirrup iron - support consisting of metal loops into which rider's feet gostirrup iron - support consisting of metal loops into which rider's feet go
saddle - a seat for the rider of a horse or camel
support - any device that bears the weight of another thing; "there was no place to attach supports for a shelf"
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Whenwehittheuprighttheimpact broke the aluminium stirrup iron, freeingmyfoot,but Durtalimpaledherselfonthesplinteredwood, narrowlymissingamainarter y.
He said: "I was riding a horse for Stan Mellor called Royal Stuart and was third or fourth, absolutely cantering, when a stirrup iron broke on the run to Becher's and I fell off.
The four-year-old was an unlucky second to Hard Rock City in a conditions event at Gowran last month when his jockey's stirrup iron broke leaving the stalls.
Having lost a stirrup iron at the second fence, a most difficult task became almost calamitous when the riderless Rathvale tried tosavage Eremon for the rest of the first circuit.
Travelling upsides leader The Last Cast in the Steel Plate Trial Juvenile Novices' Hurdle, McCoy was challenging aboard 4-5 favourite Vanormix when his right foot slipped out of the stirrup iron after the final flight.
Travelling upsides leader The Last Cast in the Steel Plate Trial Juvenile Novices' Hurdle, McCoy was challenging aboard 4- 5 favourite Vanormix when his right foot slipped out of the stirrup iron after the final flight.
The highlights of his amateur career included second place on Golden Ty in the Fox Hunters' Chase over the Grand National fences at Aintree - "He would have won but the stirrup iron snapped before Becher's Brook.
I had a nasty moment at the start when I lost my stirrup iron for a few yards, but once I got it back the horse ran down the hill in fantastic style," said the jockey after Desert Lord had beaten fellow northern raider Bond City.
But the favourite panicked when her saddle slipped on the way to the start and Lester was lucky to escape serious injury after being 'hung-up' by his right stirrup iron.