Home HG Volume 01 HG Issue 2 - Spring 2010 Stabilizing Your Feet in the Stirrups with Wendy Murdoch

Stabilizing Your Feet in the Stirrups with Wendy Murdoch

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Excerpt from the Horseman’s Gazette Issue No. 2

Stirrups aren’t just for decoration, they’re a useful tool for maintaining your balance and finding harmony with your horse. Wendy Murdoch explains why the stirrups on western saddles often need some adjustment in order to do the job. Stirrups that are not properly balanced can cause the rider to strain their ankles, knees and hips. Wendy demonstrates with a student rider and horse the difference it can make in terms of comfort and stability.

The original length of this clip is 10 minutes 36 seconds

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