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post #1 of 5 Old 06-08-2012, 12:08 PM Thread Starter
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Slanted, Crooked, or Normal Stirrups

Hi I am looking at potentionally buying walls slanted stirrups. Do the crooked or slanted stirrups help take pressure off of knees and backs?
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post #2 of 5 Old 06-08-2012, 12:40 PM
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Hi I am looking at potentionally buying walls slanted stirrups. Do the crooked or slanted stirrups help take pressure off of knees and backs?
Yes! Different shapes/different angles help in specific ways. For the most part they alleviate stress on the knees and through the legs. I have them on my trail saddle and my barrel saddle. I love them! (:

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Yes! My mom has a pair of walls and they are awesome! No ankle, knee or back pain.

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I use regular stirrups but the slanted and crooked stirrups do take pressure off of certain joints and such.
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