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  1. #21
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    If you want safety stirrups try these: http://www.google.com/search?q=safet...zo3drrwLiGxnM:

    VTO sells them. I think possibly Beezie Madden uses them?
    Keith: "Now...let's do something normal fathers and daughters do."
    Veronica: "Buy me a pony?"



  2. #22
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    Sorry Gryhrs, just now catching up! I did not have peacocks- rather the ones with the bend on the outside like these. I threw them away! Scariest thing I've ever had happen while riding.
    Proud supporter of SprotHorseRiders.com



  3. #23
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    I grew up w/only Fillis irons available. When I got older, my knees/hips would hurt on long rides. The 'flexible' stirrups were becoming popular, but I though they were too expensive. Got a no name brand for under $40, love them. Have a pair w/black rubber, another w/grey, don't remember the brands. The cheese grater rubbers, I can't stand. The irons w/the twisted outside branch, I hate. I now mainly ride in the stirrups popular w/endurance riders, wide for the foot, front to back, and a thick pad underfoot. No more knee issues.



  4. #24
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    Rugbug- about 20 different types of stirrups pulled up. which ones specifically do you mean??



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