stirrup cup

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a farewell drink (especially one offered to a horseman ready to depart)

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leered Fat Barry from sales, as we all enjoyed a stirrup cup in O'Blimey's.
Or maybe it was just the effect of all that stirrup cup which they were plied with
Photo: This stirrup cup, shaped like a hound's head, was ma de in England in the late 19th century.
It wasn't just the carp having a munch - on Birmingham's Earlswood Lakes Kevin Tipton took what may be a Yachter Lake record 79-6-0 bag of bream - all on feeder and worm from peg 54, while on the Birmingham Fazeley Canal at Curdworth, Martin Lane had an excellent 21-7-0 of skimmers to easily win the Stirrup Cup match.
After enjoying the stirrup cup served in High Street, the colourful parade of horses, hounds and riders moved out, making way for the annual Roll-the-Barrel competitions.
After enjoying the stirrup cup served in High Street they moved out, making way for the annual Rollthe- Barrel competitions.
That means doing all that is traditionally associated with hunting from the stirrup cup to red coats to enjoying a day in the fresh air and that should cause problems for no one as long as they don't use their dogs to hunt a wild mammal.
Apart from the obvious reason for fox hunting, it is very social, with many meets being lawn meets where an alcoholic stirrup cup can be enjoyed beforehand and is a good opportunity to mix with likeminded people.
There is no harm at all in riders in red coats drinking from the stirrup cup and setting off to ride.
lJamie Osborne is the top man at Nottingham where Stirrup Cup (Charles Egerton) wins the three-and-a-half-mile chase and Indian Quest (Nick Gaselee) lands the juvenile hurdle.
But a mile down the same canal, around Curdworth," sport has been cracking," according to Stirrup Cup club secretary Norman Davis.
The Stirrup Cup match at Curdworth saw only two weights over a pound.
I failed to drink only one stirrup cup on the Boxing Day hunt: but I promise to do so next year.
But there was no talk of a ban in Morpeth yesterday where hunters and supporters enjoyed traditional stirrup cup drinks as their hounds frolicked in the sunshine before riding through the town to the sound of the hunting horn.
We would meet on chilly mornings for our stirrup cup before trotting off down the country roads in search of our prey.