stirrup leather


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stirrup leather

n.
The strap used to fasten a stirrup to a saddle. Also called stirrup strap.
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And when I had told him he staggered as though he had been struck full in the face, so that he was compelled to grasp my stirrup leather for support.
At this juncture a rotten stirrup leather parted, and Daylight was all but unhorsed.
Traditionally, horsemen hung rifle scabbards on the side of the horse, passed beneath the stirrup leather and slanted to keep the rifle from sliding out.
A PROBLEM with a stirrup leather failed to stop Andrew Thornton taking another step closer in his quest for 1,000 domestic winners at Wincanton.
Everything was going to plan for the 4-5 favourite as she bowled along in front but, after jumping the last fence on the far side, Thornton's stirrup leather snapped and he performed a minor rodeo act to get the mare home.
3-1 ear County Hurdle, Friday LUCKLESS in Triumph Hurdle last year -- about to launch a challenge when stirrup leather broke two out -- and fourth in Betfair Hurdle at Newbury in February four months after his return at Cheltenham in October.
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Features include a sturdy handle bar, rider leg straps, stirrup leather positioning straps, a padded seat, and two buckle-on seat pads to accommodate different sized riders and aid in balance.
Lee is also unlikely to be back this month after he was unshipped from his mount at Jefferson's yard after a stirrup leather broke.
Riding Double Default for his boss in a beginners' chase, his stirrup leather broke on the run to the first fence, firing Dobbin out of the side-door.
Tony Dobbin was pitched out the side door at the first fence when a stirrup leather snapped.
The 119-rated gelding - successful on the flat in July - was unplaced in the Galway Hurdle on his last start over jumps, but his stirrup leather broke early on that day and he is capable of much better.