stirrup iron


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support consisting of metal loops into which rider's feet go

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He fell at the first on Kohoutek in the Talbot Hotel Handicap Chase, his foot was trapped in the stirrup iron and the horse rolled on him.
Apprentice Chris Hayes was suspended for seven days for attempting to weigh out with a brand of stirrup iron that is banned in Ireland.
The champion jockey just lost second to outsider Zerlina after losing his right stirrup iron in the final strides.
I discovered an inexpensive little device called a `Barnes Buckle' that fits between the stirrup iron and leather and will break apart, thus releasing the iron from the leather if a force is applied of the type that would occur if a
However, Alan Crowe had an anxious moment when his mount made such a bad mistake at the first hurdle after passing the stands that the champion amateur lost a stirrup iron, and the winner came in with a cut on his stifle.
Cahill lost a stirrup iron soon after the start, but the stewards found that he had made no serious attempt to regain it, had continually restrained his mount until approximately five furlongs out, and had failed to ride Jakisha with sufficient vigour and determination when his mount was running on strongly.
One of the most feared accidents is when a rider is unseated, with his/her foot trapped in the stirrup iron.
From the comfort of my armchair, I watched open-mouthed as the unthinkable occurred, and then waited for the replay to confirm my suspicions that either a) McCoy's saddle had slipped, b) his stirrup iron had broken or c) Norman Williamson had tried to put him over the rail.
He started joint favourite at Dundalk last time, but a pin broke in his stirrup iron and he had to be pulled up.
Reid, who sat out the summer after badly breaking his leg in a freak fall when his stirrup iron broke at Kempton in April, has returned, without fanfare, as good as ever.
Eddery said the Geraldine Rees-trained filly became fractious, causing him to lose a stirrup iron as the gates opened.
THE brand of stirrup iron thought responsible for the falls of John Reid and Derek Hayden were yesterday put on display by the Jockey Club in a bid to prevent further accidents.
JOCKEY CLUB medical adviser Dr Michael Turner has urged riders to check their tack after it emerged that the type of stirrup iron at the centre of John Reid's serious fall earlier this year had been involved in a second incident.
The stewards held an inquiry into the fall, and concluded that it was due to the rider's offside stirrup iron breaking.